The Franklin Institute

The first floor of the museum will close at 5:30 pm on Friday 8/6. The entire museum will close at 5:00 pm on Saturday, 8/7, with the last planetarium show at 4:00 pm. Daily schedule.  Masks are required for unvaccinated and fully vaccinated guests ages 3. Learn more.

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