Event and Meeting Spaces

Neoclassical halls, modern meeting rooms, a rooftop deck and more: whether you're holding a corporate meeting, planning a private event for your closest friends, or throwing a party for 5000 guests, We have a space for that. From the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial Hall—with an 82 foot ceiling—to state-of-the-art meeting rooms, we are a venue for every event.



360 Degree Virtual Tour

Take a Virtual Tour of our Event Spaces

Experience our event spaces by exploring museum areas through a spectacular virtual tour.

360º Views of The Museum

The Benjamin Franklin Rotunda at The Franklin Institute set up to host an event.

Benjamin Franklin Memorial & Jordan Lobby

Featuring a 20 foot statue of Franklin beneath an 82 foot domed ceiling.

Most Popular Event Space

wedding in Fels Planetarium

Fels Planetarium

Entertain your guests in Fels Planetarium.

The Most Stellar Events

Pepper Hall set up for an event

Pepper Hall and Patent Library

This space's unsurpassed elegance is perfect for cocktail receptions, weddings, corporate meetings, and conferences.

Versatile. Elegant. Stylish.

Heart Exhibit

Giant Heart, Electricity & Key Hallway

These renowned exhibits provide a variety of options for all kinds of events.

Open-Air Ambiance

Elaine Levitt and Joel Gershman Education and Conference Center 2

Conference Center

Our Conference Center features not only a state-of-the-art meeting space, but also an impeccably maintained terrace.

Plan Your Next Meeting

Franklin Theater

Theaters & Lecture Halls

Our theaters are perfect for presentations, theatrical and musical performances, and movie premieres or festivals.

A Theater for Any Size Group

Wisdom Hall

Wisdom Hall & Your Brain

This space joins historical and contemporary components and invites your guests to explore the human brain.

Modern Events Spaces

Rooftop deck of The Franklin Institute set up to host an event.

Rooftop Deck

This perfect companion space for your event is ideal for cocktails, receptions, and other events that require a beautiful view.

Great Views