The Franklin Institute: Interactive Exhibits, IMAX, & PlanetariumAs Pennsylvania's most visited museum, the Franklin Institute carries on the legacy of the inventor, Benjamin Franklin. Along with an interactive museum full of fun activities for the whole family, the Franklin Institute also features the famous exhibit, The Giant Heart, the Fels Planetarium, Tuttleman IMAX theater, and a comprehensive Electricity gallery with a full-size Tesla coil. When visiting, head over to the high-tech "Your Brain" exhibit, for a glimpse into the inner workings of the human brain. Make your way to the SportsZone, two Escape Rooms, and the on-site Virtual Reality Demo Space for an interactive experience like no other.
Hours -General museum hours are 9:30 am - 5 pm daily.
Museum Admission -Adult: $23; Children (3-11 years): $19; Members: Free
- Science After School
- Night Skies in the Observatory
- Franklin Institute Speaker Series
- Philadelphia Science Festival
- Community Nights
- Educators' Night Out
- Special Events
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