Exclusive Member Benefits

Science After Hours at The Franklin Institute

Members of The Franklin Institute enjoy exclusive access to exhibitions, programs, and events—benefits that begin as soon as you complete your purchase online! Your membership card will arrive immediately in your confirmation email, and you can begin visiting the museum and reserving advance tickets through the members-only webstore.

Core benefits include:

  • Unlimited FREE admission to the Science Museum and Fels Planetarium
  • NEW! Seasonal Experiences
    • Franklin Frost – FREE for members Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve
  • Special pricing on all ticketed exhibitions
    • Disney 100: The Exhibition – World Premiere Opens February 18, 2023
      • Member Tickets: Only $18 per member — nonmembers pay up to $45 per person!
      • Plus, access to a preview of the exhibition before it opens to the public!
  • Exclusive discounts on:
    • Franklin Institute parking garage – $5 off 
    • Sci-Store purchases – 10% off
    • Advance ticketing – no service fees​
  • Invitations to events, lectures, and exclusive Franklin@Home programs
  • Reciprocal FREE admission to more than 250 ASTC Science Museums (restrictions apply)
  • Tax deductibility – your membership also provides critical support that advances The Franklin Institute’s mission to inspire a passion for learning about science and technology. Thank you!

Become a Member

Membership Guidelines:

  • Memberships are valid for one household and are not transferable. Members are required to present a photo ID when checking in for a visit.
  • Member Children are considered ages 3-18. 
  • Guests, where applicable, must be accompanied by Members.
  • Parking is first-come, first-served for all visitors, including members. Possession of Parking Vouchers, where applicable, does not guarantee parking. Please note that the garage has limited parking for oversized vans, trucks, and SUVs.

Contact Membership 

215.448.1200 (Option 2)

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