Press Kit: The Treasures of The Franklin Institute Gallery (2024)

Rendering of "Treasures of The Franklin Institute" gallery

The Franklin Institute Receives $6 Million Gift from the Hamilton Family Charitable Trust
for the Ambitious Transformation of the Iconic Train Exhibit 

Bringing a Curatorial Collections Gallery with Digital Reach to the Forefront for Guests in a First for The Franklin Institute 

Philadelphia, PA June 4, 2019—The Franklin Institute has received a $6 million gift from the Hamilton Family Charitable Trust for an ambitious transformation of the iconic train exhibit, home of the historic Baldwin 60000 Locomotive. The gift will enable the expansion and re-imagination of the Train Factory exhibit into a two-story gallery of technological advancement, the first in a series of bold initiatives to lead the Institute into its third century...READ MORE

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