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July 7, 2014

The Franklin Institute Invites Grown-Ups To Explore Science After Hours With Neuro-Night At The Museum: Grey Matter, Tomorrow, July 8

An awesome destination for brainy exhibitions and diversions, The Franklin Institute is as clever as its namesake. In case you haven’t heard, the longstanding educational destination has expanded its good times to host events made exclusively for adults in the monthly series Science After Hours. The adults-only evening events tap the deep resources of the […]

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June 16, 2014

Now Open: The Franklin Institute Debuts Two Temporary Blockbuster Summer Exhibitions, Plus A New Permanent Exhibit, Your Brain

Since 1824, The Franklin Institute has honored inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin with remarkable exhibitions, programs and events made to live up to the Founding Father’s image. On Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute opened the doors to its brand-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, the largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year […]

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June 13, 2014

Our Guide To The Grand Opening Of The Franklin Institute’s New Karabots Pavilion This Saturday, June 14 With Free Admission For The First 500 Visitors, Brand-New Exhibits Including Your Brain And Much More

Get ready for a colossal display of brain power, Philadelphia. This Saturday, June 14, The Franklin Institute will open the doors to its brand-spanking-new 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, its largest expansion ever in its more than 150-year history. To truly celebrate what’s sure to be an awesome addition to The Franklin Institute and […]

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May 16, 2014

Coming Attraction: The Franklin Institute To Debut Your Brain, An Amazing New Permanent Exhibit In The New Karabots Pavilion, Saturday, June 14

Get ready for a colossal display of brain power, Philadelphia. This spring, The Franklin Institute will open the doors to its 53,000-square-foot Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion, a history-making expansion that has been under construction since 2012. Thanks to a generous gift, Philadelphia’s hands-on science museum will debut its largest expansion in its more than […]

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May 12, 2014

The Franklin Institute Invites Grown-Ups To Explore Science After Hours With CLUE: Forensic Science Meets Classic Mystery, Tomorrow, May 13

An awesome destination for smart exhibitions and diversions, The Franklin Institute is as clever as its namesake, Benjamin Franklin. Coming of its annual Philadelphia Science Festival, The Franklin Institute keeps the fun-with-science momentum going with the return of Science After Hours to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway museum. A longstanding kid-friendly educational destination, The Franklin expands […]

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April 30, 2014

Deal Feed: Save $5 On Philadelphia Science Festival Event Tickets Priced $10 Or More With Code UWISHUNU14

Looking to get geeky? The Philadelphia Science Festival is in full swing. Tons of the Science Festival’s happenings are presented free of charge — including the Science Carnival on the Parkway this Saturday, May 3 — but for those events that do require a ticket purchase, you can now save $5 on any ticket priced at $10 or more through PSF ticketing with code UWISHUNU14. That includes discounted admission to hot-ticket events like the awesome First Person Arts collaboration Science Storytelling or the Laurel Hill Cemetery’s After-Dark Tour on Thursday, May 1, and Beer Chemistry at Yards Brewing Company on Friday. Now, go forth and get nerdy. [Philadelphia Science Festival]

April 30, 2014

Super Spring Saturday Festival: Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Free Carnival On The Parkway This Saturday, May 3

The awesomely nerdy extravaganza that is the Philadelphia Science Festival finishes out its 2014 festivities this year on Saturday, May 3 in grand fashion. Organized by the clever people at The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Chemical Company, the Philadelphia Science Festival is now in its fourth year and is bigger, better and […]

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April 25, 2014

The Philadelphia Science Festival Blasts Off Tonight, Friday April 25 With A Science Carnival After Hours Kickoff Party At The Franklin Institute

Hooray, science! The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival officially gets started this evening, Friday, April 25, with a blowout after-hours bash at The Franklin Institute. The PSF Kickoff Party: Science Carnival After Hours throws down starting at 6:30 p.m. tonight with dozens and dozens of activities — think live science shows, music, guessing games, and more […]

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April 23, 2014

Our Guide To The Philadelphia Science Festival, Returning With Nine Days, More Than 100 Events And 175 Partners, April 25-May 3

Ready to get nerdy, Philly? The 2014 Philadelphia Science Festival (PSF) arrives April 25 through May 3, with more than 100 smart events scheduled at venues throughout the city for a nine-day celebration of science and technology. Organized by the clever people at The Franklin Institute and presented by The Dow Chemical Company, the Philadelphia […]

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March 14, 2014

Happy Pi Day! The Franklin Institute Celebrates With Public Demo And 314 Free Soft Pretzels At 3:14 P.M. Today, March 14

It’s National Pi Day, Philadelphia. The annual bash for math on March 14, celebrating the mathematical constant π — which can be calculated to one million digits, but starts as 3.14. At Philadelphia’s iconic science museum The Franklin Institute, this brainy commemoration does not go unnoticed. Today, head to the front steps of The Franklin […]

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