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Experience “Highlights of the Galleries” with new iPod Touch tour

By: Tom Stanley

Visitors can now explore Penn Museum’s world-class galleries in a brand new way, with the “Highlights of the Galleries” iPod Touch tour! This fun and fact-filled tour,  featuring translations in English, Spanish and American Sign Language, guides visitors through each of the Museum’s permanent galleries, helping them take a closer look at some of the […]

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Sign Language iPod Tours

By: Amy Ellsworth

We just finished taping the American Sign Language (ASL) Tours for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired with SignWorld TV. The video tour features actor and comedian CJ Jones signing in the galleries. The Highlights of the Galleries in ASL tour will be available on iPods as well as a video download on the website in […]

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