The Franklin Institute

What It's About

Gaze at the stars from the observatory, catch a planetarium show, walk through The Human Heart, or enjoy a hands-on exhibit. The institute’s three theaters include the Tuttleman Imax Theater.

Found in Family Outings, Museums - Science/Medicine.

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a man and girl interact with a hands-on exhibit

Photo credit: J. Fusco for VISIT PHILADELPHIA®.

Getting There on SEPTA

Nearby Routes: Buses 2, 7, 32, 33, 38 and 48.

Hours, features, ticket or entrance costs, and other details for places of interest listed here may change without notice. Be sure to check with them for up-to-date information when planning a visit.