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The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
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I found street (meter) parking VERY close. Parking only needs to be paid until 7pm. Free after that. Wear comfy shoes.
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"One Day in Pompeii"
184 ratings
4.3 average rating
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attended Dec 23 2013

The Franklin Institute was very interesting. The Pompeii exhibit was definitely worth seeing, and the other aspects of the museum were nice additions. The Planetarium is very much targeted toward children 15 and under, but it was interesting...continued

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attended Feb 19 2014

This was great for me and my other friend who is also a mom. We really enjoyed the history behind everything and were very interested in reading every detail on everything. Our kids on the otherhand were happy to be in a new environment,...continued

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attended Mar 07 2014

Beautiful everyday and decorative objects excavated from the ruins are displayed in rooms that evoke the feel of a Pompeiian villa. Lovely exhibit.

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Admission is free for those ages 2 or younger.

General admission to The Franklin Institute is included in the ticket price.