Franklin Institute Science Museum

Type: Museums, Planetarium / Observatory, Science Museums

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Offering more than a dozen interactive exhibits, the Franklin Institute Science Museum is a favorite for both the young and young at heart. Children especially love walking through the world's largest...  Read More


  • Best Attractions & Activities: "Be sure to check out the new exhibits located here for a super educational and fun visit. This science museum is wonderful for a summer day trip or rainy day activity for both kids and adults."
  • Things to Do with Kids: "Be sure to check on and plan to visit the newest exhibits located here for a super educational and fun visit."
  • Family-Friendly Museums, Sightseeing: "Be sure to check out the new Brain exhibit located here for a super educational and fun visit."
  • Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Who knew Philadelphia had such a rich collection of artifacts from so many other places? This museum is a fun way to see them.
  • Best for Things to Do with Kids Because: Science lovers and fun lovers will adore exploring this top-rated science museum. It's been voted one of the best museums for kids in the country.
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: Science is fun, and this museum proves it. Take everyone, young or old, and they'll come away with cool facts they never knew before.
  • Best for Sightseeing Because: Learning and exploring science can be fun? Yes, and this place is the king of that kind of experience.