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    The Franklin Institute

    222 N. 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

    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.


    Effective Wednesday, September 8, 2021, our operating hours in the fall will be 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.



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