Exclusive Member Benefits

Science After Hours at The Franklin Institute

Members of The Franklin Institute enjoy exclusive access to exhibitions, programs, and events—plus the added benefit of knowing that your support helps educate and inspire millions every year.

Core benefits include:

  • Unlimited FREE admission to the Science Museum and Fels Planetarium
    • PLUS: Recently refreshed Science Park, open during museum hoursSeasonal and weather permitting.
  • NEW! Seasonal Experiences
    • Franklin Fright – FREE for members every weekend October 1 – 31 
    • Franklin Frost – FREE for members Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve
  • Special pricing on all ticketed exhibitions
  • 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

Become a Member

Membership Guidelines:

  • Memberships are valid for one household and are not transferable. Members are required to present 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 over-sized vans, trucks and SUVs.


Contact Membership 

215.448.1200 (Option 2)
membership@fi.edu