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General Admission Hours
Open Wednesday-Sunday from 10am - 5pm.
As of February 16, we will be open 7 days a week. General Admission operating hours will be 9:30 am to 5 pm.
As of Friday, February 18, Harry Potter: The Exhibition will be open 7 days a week from 9:30 am to 8 pm, with last entry at 6:30 pm.
All guests ages 3+ are required to wear masks during their visit. Learn more.
Science Museum Pricing
Child (3-11): $19
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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.
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.
Notice: Franklin Air Show and the Electricity exhibit are temporarily closed for maintenance and will re-open on February 17, 2022.
Proof of vaccination is not required to visit The Franklin Institute. However, per the City of Philadelphia's new indoor dining mandate, proof of vaccination is required to enter and dine in The Eatery. Masks are required for all guests ages 3+ regardless of vaccination status when not actively eating or drinking in The Eatery.
The Franklin Institute is pleased to announce The Franklin Institute Awards Class of 2022! Please join us in congratulating our newest laureates for their remarkable achievements during The Franklin Institute Awards Week—May 2–5, 2022.
Our newly reopened Eatery is serving up locally-sourced signature choices such as daily bistro bowls, harvest salads, and the Franklin Stove burger.
Seravezza Catering for corporate meetings and conferences, as well as weddings and galas will treat guests to memorable epicurean experiences with fresh local ingredients and modern presentations in a one-of-a-kind setting.