Whether or not you are a DC fan or a Marvel fan there is one thing that is undeniable. Both these companies have a rich and interesting history. Now at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia you will be able to check out some of the most amazing exhibits covering 80 years of Marvel history.


The exhibition debuts during Marvel’s 80th anniversary year, and chronicles the story of Marvel and its influence on visual culture, while also uncovering the narratives of individual characters such as Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, and Doctor Strange.

When you visit the Museum you will be able to view rare hand drawn pictures by the artists who designed them. You will be able to look at some of the many costumes used for the movies including, Captain America, Black Panther, and Thor.

This exhibit will serve as not only an amazing comic book experience but also pay tribute to the pioneers at Marvel including Stan Lee, Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko.

There will even be a mirror universe exhibit you can walk into to experience the world of Dr. Strange. Life size sculptures and giant comic book pages will be on display as well. It’s bound to be a great time!

The Franklin Institute can be found at 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 and the exhibit will run from April 13th to Sept 2nd.

Tickets will be $15-$35 a person.

Will you be making a trip to see this? Tell us in the comments!