Franklin Institute Science Museum
222 20th Street, Philadelphia 19103 Driving directions
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Jun-Aug 9.30am‑7pm (5pm rest of year)


Founded in 1824 to teach science to artisans and mechanics, the Franklin Institute and its museum have made science entertaining. Inside, three floors of exhibits treat subjects from communications and transportation to computer technology and geology.


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