Temporarily Closed

Benjamin Franklin Memorial

The Franklin Institute is Temporarily Closed in Response to COVID-19 Restrictions

The health, safety, and well-being of our visitors, staff, and community is always our highest priority. 

Under new COVID-19 restrictions, as mandated by the City of Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute is temporarily closed. 

We are committed to keeping connected during these challenging times through Franklin@Home, our robust digital platform of engaging science with new and refreshed content to feed your curiosity. 

Now more than ever, the support of our community truly makes a difference. Please consider a gift to support The Franklin Institute Recovery Fund, helping us to inspire a passion for science and technology now and for future generations.