Tips for The Franklin Institute

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149 The Franklin Institute Tips

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1 events
1 review
1 stars
The info desk has a list of eateries
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
Reading Terminal Market for a great selection!
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
The cafe in the Institute is ok but a tad expensive if you are feeding a bunch of kids.
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
Bring a sweather, the exhibit is temperature controlled for document preservation.
Artovf
2 events
0 reviews
0 stars
Wear comfortable shoes. Lots of standing, not very much sitting.
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1 events
1 review
1 stars
There is a decent restaurant in the museum, as well as a snack bar in the lobby.
Valley Girl
8 events
4 reviews
13 stars
Bring a sweater - the entire building is really cold!
rich
1 events
1 review
1 stars
Take public transportation-- get off at 30th Street
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1 events
1 review
0 stars
Wear sneaks, take a sweater, don't take small kids
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1 events
1 review
1 stars
Bring an extra layer if you get cold easily. Any shoes are acceptable.
Danielle Martin
8 events
0 reviews
12 stars
There are tons of restaurants in Fairmount.
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1 events
0 reviews
8 stars
The line management for the exhibit was good but weekdays are the best time to go
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1 events
0 reviews
8 stars
The line management for the exhibit was good but weekdays are the best time to go.
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1 events
0 reviews
8 stars
South Street is the place to go.
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1 events
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8 stars
Bring a sweater and don't wear sandals.
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2 events
1 review
0 stars
Casual dress was fine on this very hot day
Marianne Titus
14 events
5 reviews
0 stars
Franklin Institute parking garage on site and reasonably priced with validation.
ScottPax
4 events
1 review
0 stars
Go on a weekday to avoid the crowds
ScottPax
4 events
1 review
0 stars
We were able to park on street but needed LOTS of quarters
Goldstar Member
8 events
2 reviews
6 stars
Bring a smart card or a lot of quarters if you choose to park on the street

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