Visited the Franklin Institute with my 2 littles ages 6 and 9. There is so much to see and do that we were unable to do it all. The 9 year old had an amazing time and was able to explore all the exhibits independently....More
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Came here with 4 yr old and 8 yr old while visiting Philly. Was blown away by all of the interactive activities that truly kept kids engaged. Visiting from a city with its own reknowned museums we were very much impressed by the quality and...More
There are many activities and a nice planetarium and IMAX theater. It is geared a bit to the pre-teen and below, but all ages should find something interesting there.
The Franklin Institute is one of my children's all time favorite places. We go once a year and never get bored, especially with the wonderful feature exhibits that change every few months. It isn't as much fun when it's crowded though so we try to...More
Great historic institution, concept, mind stimulating & interactive displays & live science. Great for families & kids - 6years & older who can probably conceptualize. However........... 1. Unruly kid groups & sundry with overwhelmed caregivers chasing after hundreds of kids who are literally running up&...More
We visit science museums as often as possible. The Franklin Institute was much smaller than others we have visited but it is packed with things to do. Others have mentioned that this is a place for younger kids but I disagree. Our children are young...More
Educational hands on experiences. Fun for All Ages. It can get pretty noisy as kids love this place. So beware of that before you go.