Franklin Fright

Sat Sep 30, 2023 - Sun Oct 29, 2023
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Repeating every week — Sundays, and Saturdays through October 29, 2023.
10:00am to 4:30pm ET
Age: All ages
Price: Adults (12+) $23; Children (3-11) $19
The Franklin Institute

Put on a costume to trick-or-treat indoors at The Franklin Institute. Knock on decorated doors throughout the museum, enjoy spooky science experiments, and more every weekend in October.

Featured Programming:

  • Trick-or-Treat: Journey through the museum to find six themed doors, each hosted by delightful characters ready to surprise you. Don't forget to bring your own bag to gather a variety of tasty treats!
  • "That's Gross!" Live Science Show: Embark on a journey to explore, test and dive deep into some of the human body's grossest facts, inside and out. This live show is designed to intrigue and possibly gross you out!
  • The Lab: The popular T.R.E.A.T.S segment returns with Tricks, Robots, Experiments, Activities, Technology, and Spooky Fun for everyone to enjoy. Navigate through a maze and seize the opportunity for photo ops, including one with the iconic Gourd'n the Giant Pumpkin Robot.
  • Special Saturdays with FMC: Our presenting sponsor, FMC, hosts additional exciting activities in The Lab every Saturday.
  • New for 2023! The Electricity Show: Our talented performers take you on a shocking journey through a collection of electrical gadgets. This center-stage show aims to offer the most electrifying showcase of electricity.

Halloween fun is included in general admission.

** Activity dates/times are subject to change. Please click through to the activity website to verify.