Let your imagination run wild at BRICKLIVE, an interactive experience featuring 4 million bricks in expertly sculpted creations, immersive brick pits and specialist build zones for endless fun and creative play.
Imagine if the planet’s smallest geniuses could share their biggest secrets. Step inside a bug’s world.
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.
Experience an evolving suite of after-hours events carefully curated with adults in mind.
The Franklin Institute celebrates the vast contributions of local scientists and engineers from diverse backgrounds, by providing visitors an opportunity to meet them, learn from them, and become inspired by them.
Misconception: 'peanuts are nuts'. They are actually legumes! If you didn't know that, you are not alone. #thatsbs #badscience
Registration now open! Creating lifelong memories for children and young teens at the most immersive, educational, iconic science summer camp in the Philadelphia area.
We are pleased to introduce the Class of 2020! We will celebrate their remarkable achievements during Awards Week—April 27–30, 2020.
Want to experience The Franklin Institute’s brand of interactive science in your school or community? Book a show with our Traveling Science Team!
With intrepid explorer Carsten Peter, travel across the globe to discover molten worlds and exploding craters in this adrenaline-filled, immersive IMAX® adventure!
Take a look at the sun through our historic Zeiss refracting telescope and learn more about telescopes and astronomy