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The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street Philadelphia, PA 19103
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If possible, go after 3 PM. School groups in season then summer camp groups, and weekends are family time.
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Food and prices OK, standard fare but tasty.
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attended Jul 15 2014

Had a good time. Some of my kids were a little disappointed. There is a Limited Time Exhibit of Legos, located in the 101 Inventions Exhibit. It was not listed on our map and the guide didn't know about it , so we never got to see it, **also if...continued

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attended May 08 2014

I usually put together a nice day at the Franklin Institute. With careful use of the schedule, I was able to see one I-Max show, one show at the Franklin Theater, and two shows at the Planetarium. A very good deal for a lot of shows. The shows...continued

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attended Jul 01 2015

I took my 4 granddaughters ages 11,12 and 13. We had a great day exploring the exhibits. The Franklin Institute holds the attention of all ages. Their favorite exhibit were the Brain and Lego. We all enjoyed our day of exploration at the...continued

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Please note: You may upgrade your ticket at the box office to visit the special exhibits.

Children ages 2 and younger are free.