Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Spooky science, scary live shows, and other frightfully fun yet family-friendly festivities take over The Franklin Institute during Franklin Fright for one weekend only, October 27 & 28.
Escape the cobwebs, eerie music and other surprises as you tour through the haunted Giant Heart. Explore our “Witches Kitchen” and dare to touch the mysterious contents of the Halloween Feel Box. Plus, experience Halloween-themed hands-on activities—like make your own slime and trick-or-treat pins, plus ghostly smoke-filled bubbles to bounce. Our Live Science Shows turn scary, and the eye dissections become spooky—all ending with a festive costume parade and a hair-raising ball pit ball explosion!
Franklin Fright activities include:
Make your own slime and LED trick-or-treat pins
Spooky eye and heart dissections
Ghostly smoke-filled bubbles to bounce
Make “bloody” handprints on color-changing paper
Walk through the iconic and haunted Giant Heart
Tour our “Witches Kitchen” with a Halloween Feel Box
Glow-in-the-dark blacklight karaoke
Spooky storytime in the Train Factory
The science of fear in Your Brain.
Plus, a costume parade and a hair-raising ball pit ball explosion FINALE!
Free with General Museum Admission
Costumes are encouraged, masks and weapons are prohibited.