The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price
Address: 222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States
Ticket Price: 16 USD
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
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Science Museum, Observatory, Planetarium , Theatre, Family And Kids
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About The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia
Benjamin Franklin was noted for his immense interest in science. That’s why they fittingly named this place after him. Established in 1824, the institute is famous for “using hands on interactive displays before it was cool.” As a result, the place has been historically used to demonstrate ground breaking new technology or discoveries in Science. It’s Science Museum is it’s main tourist draw – and it’s utterly fascinating. The exhibits include Electricity (Franklin’s discover of Electricity), Changing Earth ( the power of natural phenomena on the Earth), The Franklin Airshow, the Giant Heart, The Joel M. Bloom observatory, the Sports Challenge, The Train Factory, Sir Isaac’s Loft (create you own unique art and science masterpiece), Space Command and the Amazing machine. There’s also an awesome domed IMAX theatre in what is America’s second oldest planetarium. This place is riveting – no matter if you’re a kid or an adult!
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The Franklin Institute Information
- Ticketing Details: Children aged 3-11 - $13
The Franklin Institute Ticket Prices
- Children aged (3-11) : USD 13
How To reach The Franklin Institute by Public Transport
- Buses on Race St. and Arch St. and Callowhill St.
Restaurants Near The Franklin Institute
- Stock and Barrel
- Cho Cho San
- Pizzeria Vetri
- Golden Chopsticks
- Darling’s Cafe
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This is a very nice building to visit. I saw the Chinese Terracotta soldiers display. It was very interesting. There are many other things to see in this building such as a huge beating heart that you can actually walk through and a huge pendulum that hangs from the top floor down to the bottom floor. They serve snacks there and drinks.
Haven't been there in over 5 years, but once I got there, I felt like a kid again. I didn't get to see the whole museum this time, I went just for the Terracotta army exhibit, which was amazing. The last exhibit I attended was the body works exhibition in 2009 or 2010 and it was awesome then as well. It's generally aimed at the younger crowd, but if you're a kid at heart, you'll fit right in.
This place is simply fabulous. Each exhibit is wonderfully are astounding and there are so many! The brain section is especially fun. Every visit to this place provides great insight on information you may have overlooked in previous trips.
We have been members here for years, and it’s well worth it. It’s handicap accessible, constantly changing, but still has many of the exhibits they created decades ago. I’ve visited with toddlers through adults and they all enjoy it. They also have evening events such as observatory nights and events for adults that are science themed and fun.
Very well maintained interactive exhibits. There was a lot more to do then I had originally thought. This would be a great place to take kids as it very cold friendly with all the interactive displays. I especially liked the various demonstration of physics concepts.