Science After Hours


An evening event series exclusively for adults 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging science curated by Philadelphia’s premier science museum in collaboration with organizations across the city.

Each evening showcases a different topic—from cocktail concocting to time traveling—and each includes cash bars and opportunities to explore The Franklin Institute’s hands-on exhibit spaces. Enjoy live performances, surprising challenges, unexpected extravaganzas, and more, depending on each evening's lineup. 

January 12 - Speakeasy Science  SOLD OUT
February 9 - Seven Deadly Sins  SOLD OUT
March 8 - Party Like A Rock Star
April 29 - Nerd Olympics
May 23 - Science Behind Pixar
July 12 - Treasure Hunt
August 9 - Don’t Try this at Home
September 20 - Wizard School
October 31 - Creatures of the Night
November 15 - Prime Time Crime

Get VIP Treatment at every Science After Hours as a Member!

  • Discounted tickets and no service fees
  • 1 FREE drink
  • FREE for The Innovators
  • Access to the VIP Member Lounge with cash bar, extra seating, and exclusive science games and activities

Individual  $50  |  Dual  $75 | The Innovators $300

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Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited and may sell out. To purchase tickets online, click the date of the event you want to attend and choose the print ticket at home option.  To purchase tickets over the phone, call 215-448-1200 from 9am – 5pm.

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Ticket Prices:

$15.00 Non-Members

$10.00 for Members

FREE for The Innovators

All Attendees must be 21+

Upcoming Events
Science After Hours
Treasure Hunt
Tuesday, July 12
Science After Hours
Don’t Try this at Home
Tuesday, August 09
Science After Hours
Wizard School
Tuesday, September 20
Science After Hours
Creatures of the Night
Monday, October 31
Science After Hours
Prime Time Crime
Tuesday, November 15