Science is more than just a class you had to take in high school; it's also what the people who taught those classes do in their free time. Enrich yourself with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $10 for general admission for one (up to $18.50 value)
- $20 for general admission for two (up to $37 value)
- $40 for general admission for four (up to $74 value)
One of the oldest centers of science education and development in the country welcomes its latest expansion, the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion. A supporting new core exhibit, Your Brain lets visitors climb inside a web of firing neurons and unveil the mysteries that makes them tick.
Those seeking high-flying thrills can explore Circus! Science Under the Big Top, where they learn how to walk a tightrope hoisted 9 feet high, flip through the air like an acrobat, and discover the scientific secrets of sword swallowing. After exploratory amusements, guests discover how 101 Inventions that Changed the World, as they trace historic trails of the wheel’s creation, incandescent light bulb, penicillin, and the world wide web. Motion graphics and interactive puzzles keep visitors gaming and guessing. Both exhibits run through September 1.
What some people are buzzing about:
96% of 2,898 customers recommend
“Planetarium show is great and so are the live shows.”
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The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103