Discover something new at The Franklin Institute, where kids and parents will laugh and learn together through innovative, explosive, interactive science exhibitions that spark curiosity and creativity. Let your imagination soar when you climb into a fighter jet; get your blood pumping in an exhibition about the science of sports; and take a journey through a giant two-story human heart. From tectonic plates to the starry skies, your family will be inspired to explore the world around you. It all begins at The Franklin Institute — where science comes to life.
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Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 1.34 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 0.26 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.84 miles