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  • Address: 222 North 20th Street, Philadelphia, USA
  • Hours: 9:30am - 5pm
  • Admission: Adult: $15.50; Child: $12

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Franklin Institute Science Museum Tours

Few individuals influenced the rise of the young American nation as much as quintessential Renaissance man Benjamin Franklin- author, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, soldier, and diplomat. The Franklin Institute pays homage to Franklin's scientific side, as it is one of the oldest and premier centers of science education and development in the United States. The institute is comprised of three centers- The Science Center, The Franklin Center, and The Center for Innovation in Science Learning.

The most recognizable part of The Franklin Institute's Science Center is The Franklin Institute Science Museum. Filled with numerous hands on exhibits, children and adults alike will be entertained for hours by wandering around the expansive museum. Be sure to check out some of the most popular interactive exhibits such as The Sports Challenge, Changing Earth, The Train Factory, Sir Isaac's Loft, and the famous The most recognizable part of The Franklin Institute's Science Center is The Franklin Institute Science Museum. Filled with numerous hands on exhibits, children and adults alike will be entertained for hours by wandering around the expansive museum. Be sure to check out some of the most popular interactive exhibits such as The Sports Challenge, Changing Earth, The Train Factory, Sir Isaac's Loft, and the famous Giant Heart, a gigantic model walk-through that has become a Philadelphia icon.

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The Franklin Institute Science Museum is located right in the heart of Philadelphia, between the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers, making it easily accessible from any part of the city.

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The Franklin Institute Admission Ticket

Founded in honor of America’s first scientist, Benjamin Franklin, The Franklin Institute is one of America’s oldest and premier centers of science education. ...  Read more

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duration: 2 to 3 hrs

From USD $23.00
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The Philadelphia Pass

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Save money on some of Philadelphia's best-known attractions with The Philadelphia Pass. Choose 3, 4, 5, or 7 attractions and tours from over thirty options ...  Read more

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duration: Flexible

From USD $49.00
Double-Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Sightseeing Passes
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Double-Decker Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Tour of Philadelphia

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This hop-on hop-off sightseeing tour lets you experience the rich history and legendary sights of Philadelphia with ease. Select a single or multi-day pass ...  Read more

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $32.00
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Philadelphia 27-Stop Double Decker Tour Pass

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Explore all that Philadelphia has to offer aboard a double decker hop-on hop-off bus tour! Visit 27 top attractions, as an expert local guide offers live ...  Read more

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duration: Varies

From USD $32.00
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

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Explore Philadelphia on this hop-on hop-off tour! Visit 27 top Philadelphia attractions including the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the Betsy Ross House ...  Read more

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duration: 90 minutes (approx.)

From USD $35.00
Hop-on Hop-off and Philly By Night Tour Combo, Philadelphia, Hop-on Hop-off Tours
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Hop-on Hop-off and Philly By Night Tour Combo

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Explore the sights and sounds of Philadelphia on board a double-decker, hop-on hop-off bus tour. Visit 27 of the city's top attractions, as a local guide ...  Read more

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Duration: Flexible

From USD $56.00

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