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 tickets are required for all guests -- including Members -- with no online fees.
• 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
The Franklin Institute will be open on Monday, February 15 for Presidents' Day, from 10 AM to 5 PM
Science Museum Pricing
Child (3-11): $19
Members: FREE ($12 with special exhibit)
Special Exhibit Pricing
Special Exhibit Tickets include General Admission
Child (3-11): $31
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Advanced ticket purchase is now required for all Guests & Members.
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.
Each week, tune into our Facebook Live episodes where our scientists cover today's big topics.
Conversations include COVID-19 updates, environmental issues, space exploration, and design and engineering. There is always a Q&A, so bring your questions! You can find all dates and times on our Events Calendar.
Explore the Winter Season - virtually! We celebrated the beginning of winter by creating a flurry of festive virtual programming.