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Founded in honor of America’s first scientist, Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute is one of America’s oldest and premier centers of science education. The museum is known for blockbuster exhibits, a bevy of interactive ongoing exhibitions...more
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There is a lot to see here. You might want to do two days. Lots of excitement for young people. , experimenting, seeing how technology is the world of the future as well of now. Shows in the movie theatre and old and new things...More
I brought my 7 year old daughter and 8 year old son for a visit to the Franklin Institute on Columbus Day. We didn’t have all day to explore due to an appointment nearby at 2:30pm. We arrived shortly before 11:00, purchased our tickets and...More
This Institute is a must for all lovers of Science! It contains information regarding everything you ever wanted to know about Benjamin Franklin, who was a complete genius. Then, there are separate halls to explore, including ones dedicated to electricity, the brain, the heart and...More
The museum has its own pay-to-park garage or you can park at metered spaces on the street. There are other parking lots in the area, also.When you pay your admission fee inside the museum, you have many options. There is the basic science museum (which...More
When our grandchildren come to town, they all ask if they can go to The Franklin Institute. There is so much to see, to do and to learn. We didn’t even make it to the third floor, and we were there for several hours. It...More