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    The Franklin Institute

    Where
    20th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 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.

     

    • General Admission – this ticket will give you access to all 11 permanent Franklin Institute exhibition galleries such as Your Brain, The Giant Heart and Sir Isaac’s Loft.  In addition, all General Admission tickets come with access to the Fels Planetarium.
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    • Special Exhibit – this ticket will give you access to all 11 permanent exhibition galleries, the Fels Planetarium PLUS a ticket to one of our limited engagement Special Exhibitions. In order to limit capacity and reduce crowd pressure inside of our Special Exhibits, we ask that you choose a specific date and time of your visit. Since Special Exhibit tickets include General Admission access, we only require that you choose a time for the Special Exhibit.  You may visit the permanent exhibition galleries any time you choose.

     

    For all attractions by the Franklin Institute, visit the Franklin Institute’s organization page.

     

    This space is available for rent.  Visit http://www.phillyspacefinder.com/spaces/2488?from_search=1 for more info.

    Events at The Franklin Institute
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    MUSEUMS
    Lost Egypt
    The Franklin Institute
    January 30th, 2016 - August 28th, 2016
    Earn Points
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    MUSEUMS
    The Science Behind Pixar
    The Franklin Institute
    March 12th, 2016 - September 5th, 2016
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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
    The Franklin Institute
    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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    ATTRACTIONS
    The Franklin Institute
    The Franklin Institute
    Permanent Attraction
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    MUSEUMS
    SportsZone
    The Franklin Institute
    Permanent Attraction
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    MUSEUMS
    Your Brain
    The Franklin Institute
    Permanent Attraction
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    MUSEUMS
    Electricity
    The Franklin Institute
    Permanent Attraction
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    SUMMER
    Discovery Camp
    The Franklin Institute
    June 3rd, 2013 - December 31st, 2020
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    CULINARY
    Natural Dye Play Dough
    The Franklin Institute
    September 10th, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    Watson Adventures’ Murder at the Franklin Institute Scavenger Hunt
    Watson Adventures
    September 10th, 2016 - November 12th, 2016
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    CULINARY
    Cookie Lab
    The Franklin Institute
    September 11th, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    3D PRINTING WORKSHOP
    The Franklin Institute
    September 17th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    SENSORY-FRIENDLY SUNDAY
    The Franklin Institute
    September 18th, 2016
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    INTRO ELECTRONICS WITH LITTLEBITS™
    The Franklin Institute
    October 1st, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Stem Showcase: Get to know youth programs at The Franklin Institute
    Fels Planetarium at the Franklin...
    October 5th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    ROBOT REVOLUTION FAMILY BREAKFAST
    The Franklin Institute
    October 8th, 2016
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    CULINARY
    KITCHEN SCIENCE
    The Franklin Institute
    October 8th, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    NIGHT SKIES IN THE OBSERVATORY
    The Franklin Institute
    October 13th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Owl Pellet Dissection
    The Franklin Institute
    October 16th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    COMMUNITY NIGHT
    The Franklin Institute
    October 19th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Science After Hours: Creatures of the Night
    The Franklin Institute
    October 31st, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    3D PRINTING WORKSHOP
    The Franklin Institute
    November 3rd, 2016
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    MUSEUMS
    NIGHT SKIES IN THE OBSERVATORY
    The Franklin Institute
    November 10th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Science After Hours: Prime Time Crime
    The Franklin Institute
    November 15th, 2016
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    CULINARY
    Kitchen Science: Cookie Lab
    The Franklin Institute
    November 19th, 2016
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    CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
    Intro Electronics with littleBits™
    The Franklin Institute
    November 19th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Sensory-friendly Sunday
    The Franklin Institute
    November 20th, 2016
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    SPECIAL EVENTS
    Tinker, Make, Create
    The Franklin Institute
    November 20th, 2016
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