It’s last call at The Franklin Institute, site of one of the best rooftop views in the region. And you’re invited to a Star Party After Party, a late evening of prime stargazing and dancing. This exclusive adults-only After Party serves as round two of the Festival’s signature launch event, Citywide Star Party.
Join an immersive IMAX adventure to experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs.
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.
With drink specials, explosive science demonstrations, and awe-inspiring activities at many of Fishtown’s most popular venues, this is the nerdiest bar crawl you’ll ever experience.
The 2019 Philadelphia Science Festival culminates in a super-charged, super-fun celebration of science! This FREE event is unlike any other—with dynamic demonstrations, engaging experiments, geeky games, and electrifying entertainment for the entire family.
Take a Virtual Reality ride to the Moon. Do a barrel roll and fly upside down. Fly with the Blue Angles in San Francisco. Do all this in our 3 Simulator Experiences inside The Franklin Air Show exhibit.
Avoid long ticketing lines by securing discounted and free tickets in advance. There are no service fees for members! Check in is a breeze when you have your tickets printed, displayed on your smartphone, or waiting for you at will-call.
Purchase tickets or call a membership representative (available daily 9:00 am – 5:00 pm) at 215.448.1200, Option 2.
Take a look at the sun through our historic Zeiss refracting telescope and learn more about telescopes and astronomy (Weather Permitting)