Hours & Showtimes

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

In addition, the evening hours for The Art Of The Brick and Genghis Khan: Bring The Legend To Life exhibits will be from 5:00–9:00 pm (last ticket sold at 7:30 pm).

Special exhibits, Art of the Brick and Genghis Khan: Bring the Legend to Life, will be closing early on May 31st. Last ticket will be sold at 4:30pm and the museum will close at 5:00pm.

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.