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!
• Advance purchase is now highly recommended for all Guests and Members. With reduced capacity, we cannot guarantee tickets will be available at the Box Office.
• New Hours: Wednesday-Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday & Sunday 10am-6pm; closed Mondays & Tuesdays
• Face coverings and no-touch temperature checks required for everyone ages 3+ and up
• Enhanced daily cleaning protocols, lots of hand sanitization stations, reduced capacity, and streamlined spaces for ease of movement
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
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Advanced ticket purchase is highly recommended for all Guests and Members. Given reduced capacity, we cannot guarantee tickets will be available without a reservation.
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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.
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