The Franklin Institute

222 North 20th Street Philadelphia PA 19103
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Take public transit
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Park in lot
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Parking is cheap
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Dine before you go
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Food and drinks for purchase
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verdine Boggs
The weather was sunny day , nice breeze blowing.. I wore Jeans and sneakers. Make sue to bring sweater or jacket it gets cold in the museum. .
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verdine Boggs
Son really enjoyed the circus part of the franklin institute.
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The weather was sunny and warm with a few afternoon showers.. I wore shorts, t-shirt, and comfortable shoes..
The Franklin Institute dress Aug 07 2014 star this tip starred
You can take public transit or drive (as we did). We found ample street parking 1 block away. We parked for $1.25 per hour. Be careful, though. Parking times, rates and method of payment (coins only at meters or credit card at the muni-meter) vary widely around the museum. Parking enforcement officers are everywhere. Avoid a ticket, read the signs carefully. There is a parking garage in the museum, but we didn't use it.
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Rachel Swann
Food is expensive and not many nutritious choices. I would eat before I went and pack snacks/food for lunch if that is allowed.
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we took a nice walk to the Art Museum about 10 minutes away to see the iconic Rocky statue
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