Things to Do and See in Electricity

  • Insulate Yourself from a Static Charge

    This electrifying interactive will make your hair stand on end!

  • Generate Enough Power to Light a Bulb or Two

    Discover how much power it takes to illuminate a light bulb.

  • Use Your Body to Complete an Electrical Circuit

    Can you complete the circuit and light the bulb?

  • See Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod

    Invented by Franklin, the lightning rod is the first practical application of electrical knowledge and is still in use today.

Interactive Map



Map of the second floor of The Franklin Institute.
Floor 2 of the Franklin Institute.