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The Franklin Institute Science Museum

222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103 USA

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“hands-on exhibits, theaters & live shows”

Located in the heart of Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute is a renowned leader in science and technology learning through hands-on exhibits, theaters, live shows, outreach and awards recognition.  In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology.

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Reviewed by
Jenn Coffill

  • 19 Reviews
  • 11 Helpful
April 26, 2015
Rated 4.0

If you are an employee at a museum, a member of an ASTC museum or a member of AAM, you can get in free! General admission includes a planetarium show too. Unfortunately, the really cool exhibits cost extra. But you could easily spend a few hours to all day here. Lots of great photo ops too.

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Josh Knepfle

  • 16 Reviews
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June 13, 2019
Rated 5.0

Great museum! Lots of interactive exhibits featuring exercise science, the human heart, electricity, etc.

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The Franklin Institute Science Museum

222 N 20th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
19103 USA

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Open now until 7:00 pm
  • Sun - Sat: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

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