Museum: Franklin Institute

In the spirit of inquiry and discovery embodied by Benjamin Franklin, the mission of The Franklin Institute is to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning

Hours:
Monday through Sunday 9:30am-5:00pm

Notes About Lunch:
Please note that school groups need to reserve a space for lunch at this venue costing $25.00. Lunch room reservation excludes weekends and holidays. Brown bag lunches are permitted when a lunch room is reserved. Alternatively, visitors can purchase food at Franklin Foodworks, a cafeteria-style eatery.

Address:
222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Click here for directions.

Available experiences
Members can request Self-Guided tours of the museum.  Self-guided tours allow Art-Reach members to navigate the museum exhibits without the assistance of a guide. Members can also request to add additional experiences to the trip such as 1 Fels Planetarium show, 1 Franklin Theater show or 1 Tuttleman IMAX show at an additional cost. Self-Guided Tours do not include special timed exhibitions.

Admission Information:
Please note: Self-guided tours must have at least 10 people in order to receive the Art-Reach rate at the Franklin Institute.    Guided tours are not available.

Cost:

School Year Rates Ending September 2, 2019:
Youth Rates (18 years and younger)
Museum admission
$15.00
Museum admission & 1 Fels Planetarium Show
$16.00
Museum admission & 1 Tuttleman IMAX Show
$16.00
Museum Admission & Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, Starting April 13th 
$23.00

Adult Rates (18 years and older)
Museum admission
$15.00
Museum admission & 1 Fels Planetarium Show
$19.00
Museum admission & 1 Tuttleman IMAX Show
$19.00
Museum Admission & Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes, Starting April 13th 
$26.00

*Discount Rates Do Not Apply on the Following Dates*

2019
April 13th – 28th
October 7th
November 29th – December 1st
December 23rd – December 31st