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    The Franklin Institute

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    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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    SUMMER
    Discovery Camp
    The Franklin Institute
    June 3rd, 2013 - December 31st, 2020
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    The Giant Heart
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2013 - December 31st, 2020
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    Train Factory
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Franklin Air Show
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - January 31st, 2021
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    Amazing Machine
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    KidScience
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Space Command
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Changing Earth
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Sir Isaac's Loft
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    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Observatory
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    Fels Planetarium
    The Franklin Institute
    January 1st, 2012 - December 31st, 2020
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Science in the National Park
    The Franklin Institute
    April 27th, 2017
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    Science After School
    The Franklin Institute
    April 24th, 2017 - April 27th, 2017
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    Life on Mars
    The Franklin Institute
    April 27th, 2017
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    Gross Anatomy: Sex
    The Franklin Institute
    April 27th, 2017
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    MUSEUMS
    SportsZone
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    MUSEUMS
    Your Brain
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    MUSEUMS
    Electricity
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Star Party
    The Franklin Institute
    April 28th, 2017
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    Science Carnival at Penn’s Landing
    The Franklin Institute
    April 29th, 2017
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    SCIENCE
    Philadelphia Science Festival
    The Franklin Institute
    April 21st, 2017 - April 29th, 2017
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    You're the Expert
    The Franklin Institute
    May 1st, 2017
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