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The Franklin Institute

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The Franklin Institute

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Leave the kids at home, because this night tour of Philly is strictly R-rated. Be led along the darker streets of the city, hearing stories of hauntings, executions, vampires, and other chilling tales. See the city's beautiful historic buildings lit up at night, and find out facts about them that you won't hear on standard daytime tours.
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TheOneWhoLovesTravel wrote a review Apr 17
Ellington, Connecticut265 contributions60 helpful votes
Wonderful experience - loved heart and brain exhibitions - learned a lot and was interesting for young kids and adults. Thank you for small scientific presentations in the lobby - easy to understand and of just enough length.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Angie wrote a review Mar 2021
Brooklyn, New York4 contributions
Really fun museum as the exhibits are interactive. There are also shows and activities you can go see as well which are definitely a perk. We saw the stars show in the planetarium and loved it. The guy at the gift shop stayed open an extra couple minutes so we could grab something for my kids. Nice place for young kids but not so boring that adults can’t enjoy too.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Mary wrote a review Feb 2021
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Okay, let me get it straight. There are soooooo many activities in this museum that inspire me to be in love with science and music. I met a few kids who seem to be very brilliant and curious to learn. I was extremely interested in watching a space-oriented movie at the space center, which reminded me that I was just a small human being in the universe :D
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Marsh wrote a review Feb 2021
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My family loves the Franklin Institute! There is always so much to read, learn & do. Currently, there are some areas closed due to the pandemic. But there is still plenty to do. The crowd is much smaller and employees constantly wipe & sanitize surfaces. There is hand sanitizer all over the museum, which is great. We have a membership and we will continue to visit one of our favorite museums! Btw.. We also visited in August & the wax exhibit was great!
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Date of experience: February 2021
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phillygirl wrote a review Nov 2020
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I went there as a kid, as many other natives of the city, years later and it is still a good place for kids to learn in a fun way. There are activities which can promote movement, as well as critical thinking. If your child, or student gets overwhelmed by stimulation, they even have cool down areas.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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