Robotics for All

Featuring the Annual Robotics Competition

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Franklin Institute

  • Families
  • Members
  • Public

Explore the evolution of robotics through hands-on activities using Ozobots and Scribble Bots, drone and Segway demonstrations, robot-related games — and an all-day robotics competition featuring 55 bots from across the country, including those built by The Franklin Institute's PACTS students.

Witness the builders of Tombstone, Blacksmith, SawBlaze, Huge, and Valkyrie from the hit TV series "BattleBots" compete alongside builders of all ages and experience levels — and see their homemade robotic creations, weighing up to 30 pounds, battle to win the championship.

From the simple to the complex, discover the nuts and bolts of robotics and learn how it is changing the world around us during Robotics for All at The Franklin Institute, Saturday, October 20.

Robotics for All features

  • Annual robotics competition, featuring 55 bots from across the country in an intense but friendly competition, presented by The Franklin Institute PACTS program and the Northeast Robotics Club.
  • Builders from the hit TV series "BattleBots" in competition with builders of all ages and levels.
  • Programming with Ozobots and Scribble Bots
  • Drone Demonstrations
  • Segway Demonstrations
  • Area partners in the field of Robotics
  • ...and more!


Presented by

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Official Diversity & Inclusion Partner

Ticket Prices:

Free with museum admission

All ages

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