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Celebrate your special day at The Franklin Institute - the most captivating and historic wedding venue in Philadelphia and one of the most unique places to get married.

Exchange vows on our Rooftop Deck overlooking the stunning Ben Franklin Parkway or under the moon and stars in the Fels Planetarium. Enjoy cocktails in one of the engaging, interactive exhibits and experience the splendor and glamour of the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial while celebrating your wedding day.

A wedding specialist will make recommendations and assist with your wedding plans. A coordinator will help you with your on-site rehearsal, ceremony, photosand be onsite to greet your wedding party. Our team will work tirelessly to ensure that your wedding day is flawless.

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Our team will quickly assess your needs and follow up with you directly. You can also contact us at or 215-448-1165.


Wedding Package

Our team is dedicated to arranging the perfect event for you and your guests in one of Philadelphia’s most magnificent settings. An experienced, professional Event Manager will work with you to tailor every moment and match your personal style and preferences – supervising every detail from start to finish.

The Franklin Institute wedding package includes:

  • A dedicated bridal suite
  • On-site catering attendant
  • Day of wedding coordinator
  • On-site parking
  • Access to all permanent exhibits for photos
  • Access to rooftop deck or rain garden for bridal party photos
  • Multiple ceremony and space options, including our rooftop deck, the timeless beauty of Jordan Lobby, or under the stars in Fels Planetarium.
  • Wedding catering - custom menus from our onsite catering partner 
  • Email for additional information.

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Weddings at The Franklin Institute