The Changing Earth exhibit entrance filled with visitors entranced by the vapor earth image.

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.

General Admission to The Franklin Institute includes access to three floors of hands-on science exhibits including permanent interactive exhibits, Live Science programs, the Joel N. Bloom Observatory, and one show in the Fels Planetarium (Discounts are available to groups of 15 or more, click here for info and ticket purchases).

Weekday mornings during April and May can be crowded with large groups taking field trips. Please plan your weekday visit accordingly.

To purchase tickets, please click the ticket price to be directed to our online ticketing page. If you prefer to order tickets over the phone, please contact our admissions team at 215.448.1200, 7 days a week from 9am – 5 pm..

Buy Tickets

General Admission
General Museum Pricing
Ticket Adult Child (3-11)
General Museum
$23 $19
IMAX® Dome Theater
IMAX® Dome Theater
Ticket Adult Child (3-11)
IMAX® Dome Theater

*Prices listed only valid with museum admission unless otherwise noted. Prices vary for IMAX major motion features.

+$7.00 +$7.00
IMAX® Dome Theater Only

*Prices vary for IMAX major motion features.

$10.00 $10.00
Members IMAX® Dome Theater
$5.00 $5.00

Bypass the Box Office and Buy Tickets Online or Call 215.448.1200.

Members, don’t forget!  Our membership office is staffed seven days a week for all of your ticketing needs—FREE of service charges!  Call 215.448.1200, Option 2, between 9:00AM-5:00PM.

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