Science Carnival on the Parkway
The festival culminates with
a free all-day event featuring more than 150 exhibitors offering non-stop,
family-friendly experiments, games, and a packed line-up of live entertainment
and food trucks!
No reservation required
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
PartnersThe Franklin InstituteThe Franklin InstituteIn 1824, The Franklin Institute was founded to honor Benjamin Franklin and to advance the usefulness of his inventions. Today, The Franklin Institute is a vibrant organization that continues to offer new and exciting science learning experiences for the citizens of Philadelphia. The Institute has grown to become an integral part of the city by providing a hands-on approach to science and technology through community outreach initiatives and innovative partnerships in public education. It has become a dynamic agent of change through its rich array of exhibitions, programs, lectures, and discussions designed to illuminate issues in contemporary science. The Franklin Institute continues to reflect Benjamin Franklin’s spirit of inquiry and discovery as it strives to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning.