Franklin Institute Science Museum
222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Franklin Institute Science Museum Philadelphia Reviews
Science in Philadelphia Dec 05, 2009
Geared for children, but equally amusing for adults, the Franklin Institute displays science from a "hands-on" perspective. There are displays ranging from the human body to electricity. The Institute also has special exhibits from time to time, including the most recent "King Tut and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs".
The cost is rather high, maybe US 30 dollars or so. Located also on the grounds are a planetarium, IMAX theatre, and several cafes. It is conviently located near Logan Square and is surrounded by other museums. If you're taking a peaceful stroll from center city to the art museum, you will pass this building on the way.
But beware of field trips and numerous students crowding the place up during the week.
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