Franklin Fright

Franklin Fright

Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 3:00pm


The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Families
  • Members
  • Public

Spooky science, scary live shows, and other frightfully fun, family-friendly festivities take over the museum this Halloween season.

Make-and-take your own trick-or-treat pins and “bloody” handprint art, and experience ghostly science with dry ice experiments, plus more Halloween-themed hands-on activities throughout the museum.

Experience a Halloween twist to the popular live science shows! Come dressed in your best costume for the festive parade, and witness a hair-raising ball pit ball explosion!

Franklin Fright activities include: 

-Make your own LED trick-or-treat pins
-Spooky eye and heart dissections
-Ghostly smoke-filled bubbles with liquid nitrogen
-Make “bloody” handprints on color-changing paper
-Costume parade and a hair-raising ball pit ball explosion FINALE!

Ticket Prices:

Free with General Museum Admission

Costumes are encouraged, masks and weapons are prohibited.

Participating Partners

  • Temple University