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The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
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We arrived at 1:30, because we visited the Philadelphia Zoo first. We parked in the parking deck for the exhibit and circled the entire deck three times before we got lucky enough to follow an exiting visitor to her spot. Allow ample time for parking, or research another spot!
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I parked in the underground Lot they have and it was $20 for like 3 hours its crazy high. But they are doing construction on the roads around it so they cut down on street parking. plus it meter parking so bring quarters.
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"Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times"
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attended May 15 2012

The Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit at the Philadelphia Franklin Institute was very well presented. The artifacts are mounted and described well. However, the exhibit does not "flow" and starting and ending points are confusing. Also, it was extremely...continued

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attended May 23 2012

It was outstanding. Very glad we went. Also very glad we went on a weekday afternoon as we could easily read/see/roam as we wanted without big crowds.

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attended May 25 2012

An oustanding exhibition, user friendly and very informative.

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Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times is a self-guided exhibit. Guests average 1.5 hours to see the entire exhibit, but you may experience it at your own pace.

General admission to The Franklin Institute is included in your ticket price. With three floors of interactive exhibits and one Planetarium show, The Franklin Institute is a fun and educational way to spend the day for the entire family.