The Franklin is known for blockbuster exhibits, one-of-a-kind theatrical experiences, and a growing roster of evening events for adults. Founded in honor of America's first scientist, Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin is to create a passion for learning about science and technology. The walk-through Giant Heart, Sports Challenge and Amazing Machine exhibits are favorites. Admission includes a show in the famous Fels Planetarium! For more information, please visit The Franklin's website.
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The Franklin Institute offers a military discount! Veterans and active military personnel who show their ID can get $1 off general museum admission, admission + The Franklin Theater, admission + the IMAX Theater, and admission + both the Franklin and IMAX Theaters.