The Eatery—Now Open! From the signature hand-breaded chicken tenders to pasta, paninis, pizza, and salads—enjoy an all-new fresh, convenient, and casual option for lunch.
Science Park: our outdoor space designed for families and friends to eat, relax, recharge and play in our new rope-climbing Explorer Dome!
Check out NOW/NEXT: Jellyfish Revealed, our new pop-up exhibit on the first floor featuring the work of renowned artist Anand Varna, plus live jellyfish observation!
Extended Summer Hours! The museum is now open 7 days a week from 10am to 6pm!
General Admission Hours
Open 7 Days from 10am - 6pm
Unvaccinated guests ages 3+ are required to wear masks during their visit. Learn more.
Science Museum Pricing
General Admission tickets do not include Crayola IDEAworks.
Child (3-11): $19
Special Exhibit Pricing
Tickets to Crayola IDEAworks include General Admission.
Child (3-11): $31
Members (ages 3+): $12
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On-Site parking is limited.
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
The Franklin Institute is located in Center City Philadelphia, at the intersection of 20th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.
Plan your day at The Franklin Institute with our Daily Programs & Shows Schedule. This schedule will show you things to do and see during your visit including live shows, dissections, 3D printing, simulators, movies, & more.
Our newly reopened Eatery is serving up locally-sourced signature choices such as daily bistro bowls, harvest salads, and the Franklin Stove burger. The Café offers a smaller selection of convenient options including handmade soft pretzels and coffee from Philadelphia-based roaster La Colombe.
Seravezza Catering for corporate meetings and conferences, as well as weddings and galas will treat guests to memorable epicurean experiences with fresh local ingredients and modern presentations in a one-of-a-kind setting.