Open for Fun. Open for Science. Open for You!
Our world has changed, but our mission and purpose have not. We’ve reopened with a modified museum experience designed to celebrate science in a safe and welcoming environment—and we’re excited to see you!
• Masks that cover the nose and mouth are required for all visitors, ages 3+ and up.
• Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended for all guests, including members. With reduced capacity, we cannot guarantee tickets will be available onsite.
• For the safety of all guests and employees, please practice social distancing.
General Admission Hours
Wednesday - Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 6pm
Science Museum Pricing
General Admission tickets do not include Special Exhibit.
Child (3-11): $19
Special Exhibit Pricing
Special Exhibit Tickets include General Admission.
Child (3-11): $31
Members (ages 3+): $
12 $10 for a limited time
Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended for all Guests and Members. Given reduced capacity, we cannot guarantee tickets will be available without a reservation.
Members never pay a service fee - become a member today!
On-Site parking is limited.
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
The Franklin Institute is located in Center City Philadelphia, at the intersection of 20th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Plan your day at The Franklin Institute with our Daily Programs & Shows Schedule. This schedule will show you things to do and see during your visit including live shows, dissections, 3D printing, simulators, movies, & more.
In honor of National Hospital Week (May 9–15), The Franklin Institute has teamed up with fellow Philadelphia cultural institutions to honor the service and dedication of hospital workers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. In appreciation of their critical, ongoing work to keep our communities safe and healthy, hospital workers plus up to three guests are invited to visit for free from May 5 through May 16, 2021.
• Advance registration is required at the link below.
• Please present hospital ID at ticketing.
*Special Exhibition: Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition is an additional ticket and can be purchased onsite for $12 per ticket.
Be an Engineer this summer! Tackle challenges, conduct experiments, and learn from experts at The Franklin Institute and GSK during GSK Science in the Summer™ a free, fun at-home science program for ages 7-13. Registration is open now through May 21.