The Innovators


The Franklin Institute’s exclusive donor group ideal for ages 21-40.

The Innovators are a group of motivated young leaders and dynamic individuals who value the important role science and technology play in shaping the world we live in. Members enjoy special benefits and exclusive invitations, and most importantly, have a philanthropic impact on The Franklin Institute and its mission to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology. 


Cost and Benefits
The Innovators Membership $300 

Members of the Innovators enjoy these core benefits:

  • Unlimited FREE admission to the Science Museum and Fels Planetarium for 1 adult and 1 guest per visit 
    • PLUS: Recently refreshed Science Park, open during museum hoursSeasonal and weather permitting.
  • Two (2) FREE tickets to all ticketed exhibitions
  • Two (2) single-visit Franklin Institute Parking Garage Vouchers
  • Exclusive invitations to special events
  • Exclusive discounts on:
    • Sci-Store purchases – 10% off
    • The Eatery and Café – 10% off
    • Advance ticketing – no service fees
  • Reciprocal FREE admission to more than 300 ASTC Science Museums (restrictions apply)
  • Subscription to Spectacles member e-newsletter and Illuminations donor newsletter
  • Recognition on the Institute's donor honor roll
  • Tax deductibility

The Innovators Contact Information