The Franklin Institute

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Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Please note: You’ll need to present your student ID along with your STAMP pass at the ticketing desk to gain admission.

About the Franklin Institute

How many times can you walk through the Giant Heart in one visit? Come find out! Plus, explore 11 Franklin Institute – Image for Web Profileother hands-on science exhibits including Your Brain, Space Command, The Train Factory, and more! Catch a film on the 5-story tall IMAX® theater or travel to faraway galaxies in the Planetarium. See explosive live science shows and more—be sure to visit The Brain Bar where you can touch a real (plastinated) human brain.


222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Getting There

Bus service to The Franklin Institute is available via SEPTA bus routes 32, 33, 38 or 49. Visit for more information.


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