Martin Luther King Day

Monday, January 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 4:45pm

  • Families
  • Adults
  • Scouts
  • Educators
  • Public
  • Members

Programming for Martin Luther King Day

Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at The Franklin Institute. Hear the inspirational "I Have a Dream" playing each hour, along with other activities, as we pay tribute to one of the most influential leaders of our nation.

“I Have A Dream” Coloring Activity                 11:00am-2:00pm                Key Hallway

Scavenger Hunt                                              11:00am-2:00pm                Key Hallway

“I Have a Dream” speech                                                Hourly                Franklin Hall

Papermaking Cart                                                       10:00-4:45                Key Hallway

Eye Dissection                                       11:15-11:30, 2:15-2:30                Giant Heart

Heart Dissection                                                          12:45-1:00                Giant Heart

Tesla Coil                                                                                Hourly                Electricity

Liquid Air Show*              12:30-12:55, 2:30-2:55, 3:30-3:55                Franklin Hall

Solar Observing**                                                      10:30-3:30                Observatory


*Latex Balloon Used
**Weather Permitting
*Times and locations are subject to change. Consult the Daily Program Sheet when you arrive for exact times and locations.