The Franklin Institute

The Giant Heart exhibit will be closed for upgrades Monday, November 4 — Friday, November 15

Alix Leszczynski

Alix works as part of the Museum Programs and Outreach Initiatives team and performs live science demonstrations, creates curriculum for use on the museum floor, and helps to oversee educational volunteers and materials. Their favorite duties include overseeing the anatomical specimens such as horse hearts, cow eyes, and human brains.

Science Interpreter Alix Leszczynski


Alix’s areas of interest include a wide range of environmental sciences with a specific love for marine science and invertebrate zoology. She hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Evolution in the future. Before coming to The Franklin Institute, she worked as a Curatorial Assistant in the Malacology department of the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia where she helped to maintain and catalogue the museum’s shell collection. 

Alix holds a Bachelor of Sciences in Environmental Science from Temple University

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