Plan your day at The Franklin Institute with our Daily Programs & Shows Schedule. This schedule will show you things to do and see during your visit including live shows, dissections, 3D printing & more.
Explore the “heart” of The Franklin Institute!
Learn about Philadelphia's most famous citizen at Pennsylvania's most visited museum.
Explore the night sky with cutting-edge astronomical presentations in our awe-inspiring planetarium.
We have fun down to a science! Many visitors tell us that Live Science shows and demonstrations are the most memorable part of their visit.
The Franklin Institute’s four-story Foucault’s Pendulum mimics an experiment undertaken by French physicist Jean-Bernard-Leon Foucault early in 1851. The experiment proved the nature of the Earth’s daily rotation around its axis.
The historic Budd BB-1 Pioneer is returning. If you’re in the area, stop by The Franklin Institute tomorrow to see it. Learn about the history of the Budd BB-1 Pioneer Aircraft and how we worked to restore it.