Spring Break at TFI

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Race On In - The Franklin Institute is Your Spring Break Destination!

Saturday, March 23 - Sunday, April 7, 2024
Extend your Spring Break plans with our Eclipse Viewing Party!

Spring into discovery at The Franklin Institute this break! Dive into a world of scientific wonders and hands-on exploration. Whether you're unleashing your inner astronaut in Wondrous Space, unraveling the mysteries of the human body in the Giant Heart, or engineering your own art in The Art of the Brick, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Join us for a break filled with curiosity, excitement, and endless possibilities at The Franklin Institute!

Secure your preferred timeslot in advance and avoid the Box Office wait!

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The Art of the Brick

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Critically acclaimed collection of inspiring artworks made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world: the LEGO® brick, created by artist Nathan Sawaya. Extended evening hours exclusively for Spring Break.


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Fels Planetarium


Sit back and enjoy your choice of three captivating Planetarium shows. With additional showtimes just for Spring Break, embark on a journey to the farthest corners of space, all from the comfort of your seat.


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Live Science Shows


We bring the heat and the cold with our Liquid Air and Combustion shows, with 3 opportunities to see each every day. 


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Mystery Dissections


Dive into the ins and outs of animal anatomy with 2 daily dissections. Will it be a cow eye or a sheep heart, you’ll have to find out.


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Wondrous Space

Wondrous Space


Journey through the cosmos as you explore this immersive, multisensory, two-story exhibit designed to inspire an excitement for space science.  


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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party


Join us for a free community-wide viewing party as the moon takes center stage to cast its shadow on the Earth! 


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Spring Break Scavenger Hunt

Available at the Box Office or download here

Explore the museum's exhibits and see if you can meet the challenge! It's not always about being right or wrong, it is also important to have fun. Don't forget to bring a pencil with you!

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Enjoy lunch with us!

The Eatery on the museum's second floor is a culinary destination catering to a wide range of tastes. Open Monday through Friday from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, it offers a diverse menu featuring local favorites and options for those with more sophisticated palates.

The Eatery

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