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    The Franklin Institute

    Where
    222 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
    Phone
    215-448-1200

    The Franklin Institute is known for blockbuster exhibits, one-of-a-kind theatrical experiences, and a growing roster of evening events for adults. The walk-through Giant Heart, SportsZone, and Your Brain exhibits are favorites. Admission includes a show in the famous Fels Planetarium!

     

    Founded in honor of America's first scientist, Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to create a passion for learning about science and technology.

     

    Every spring the Franklin Institute partners with Philadelphia's cultural and educational institutions to organize the Phiiladelphia Science Festival, which is presented by Dow Chemical Company.

    Events at The Franklin Institute
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    Lost Egypt
    The Franklin Institute
    January 30th, 2016 - August 28th, 2016
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    The Science Behind Pixar
    The Franklin Institute
    March 12th, 2016 - September 5th, 2016
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    ATTRACTIONS
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    The Franklin Institute
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    MUSEUMS
    SportsZone
    The Franklin Institute
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    Your Brain
    The Franklin Institute
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    Electricity
    The Franklin Institute
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    VISUAL ARTS
    Max Major’s THINK AGAIN
    The Franklin Institute
    April 23rd, 2016 - May 21st, 2016
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    3D Printing Workshop
    The Franklin Institute
    May 7th, 2016 - June 30th, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    3D Printing Workshop
    The Franklin Institute
    May 7th, 2016
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    Kitchen Science – The Science of Grilled Cheese
    The Franklin Institute
    May 14th, 2016
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    Member Sunday: Mummification Exploration
    The Franklin Institute
    May 15th, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    Science After Hours: Science Behind Pixar
    The Franklin Institute
    May 23rd, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    Kitchen Science – Make Your Own Chewing Gum
    The Franklin Institute
    June 11th, 2016
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    Member Sunday: Chemistry: The Science of Colors
    The Franklin Institute
    June 12th, 2016
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