Catering & Amenities

A plate prepared by FROG Commissary at The Franklin Institute.

The Franklin Institute is an impressive and welcoming venue for all your events and meetings. Our Sales & Catering Department is here to help you plan your memorable event and suggest vendors that can assist in making your evening or daytime event special.

As Philadelphia’s most visited museum, The Franklin Institute has range of fascinating interactive exhibits and fully-equipped theaters make it a unique setting for meetings and parties, from an intimate gathering of five to extraordinary mega-events with 5,000 guests.  Neoclassical architecture, with its grand halls and lobbies, is complemented by an avante garde wing housing the Bartol Atrium, Mandell Center exhibits, and Tuttleman IMAX Theater.

  • State-of-the-art lighting
  • Audio-visual capabilities
  • Professional, experienced event staff
  • Green room
  • Wireless, high-speed internet capabilities throughout
  • Unique indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Onsite Parking

Frog Commissary is the exclusive caterer of The Franklin Institute. Born out of the restaurant business, they believe the experience of eating with friends, family, and colleagues should be one of the joys of life and leave a lasting impression. And with distinguished culinary talents, they provide a wide range of creative menus tailored to your taste and budget.