Hours & Showtimes

Open Daily: 9:30 am-5:00 pm

In addition, the evening hours for Body Worlds: Animal Inside Out and The Art Of The Brick exhibits will be from 5:00–9:00 pm (last ticket sold at 7:30 pm).

Spring Break Extended Hours: From March 30th through April 10th, The Franklin Institute Science Museum will be open until 7:00pm. Traveling exhibits will remain open until 9:00pm, last entry is 7:30pm. Some exhibit gallery exclusions apply. *Please note: On April 5th The Franklin Institute will close at 5pm.

Due to popular demand, tickets for special exhibits are limited and sold on a timed basis. Advance purchase using the print at home option is strongly recommended in order to bypass the box office and guarantee a date and time you prefer.


The Franklin Institute is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Thursday, April 23, 2015.