Open for Fun. Open for Science. Open for You!
Our world has changed, but our mission and purpose have not. We’ve reopened with a modified museum experience designed to celebrate science in a safe and welcoming environment—and we’re excited to see you!
• Advance tickets are required for all guests -- including Members -- with no online fees.
• New Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 10:00 am–6:00 pm; closed Mondays & Tuesdays
• Face coverings and no-touch temperature checks required for everyone ages 3+ and up
• Enhanced daily cleaning protocols, lots of hand sanitization stations, reduced capacity, and streamlined spaces for ease of movement
Special Exhibit Pricing
Special Exhibit Tickets include General Admission
Child (3-11): $26
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Advanced ticket purchase is now required for all Guests & Members.
On-Site parking is limited.
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
The Franklin Institute is located in Center City Philadelphia, at the intersection of 20th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Plan your day at The Franklin Institute with our Daily Programs & Shows Schedule. This schedule will show you things to do and see during your visit including live shows, dissections, 3D printing, simulators, movies, & more.
First Thursday of the Month @ 7:45pm
Go LIVE with our Chief Astronomer! Stargazers of all ages are invited to join us to explore the night sky from home. Tour the cosmos, stare at the stars, and be amazed by astronomy—no telescopes needed. Bring your questions!