The Franklin Institute offers three unique options for meeting spaces:


Philadelphia has a new home for conferences, meetings, and special events! The Elaine Levitt and Joel Gershman Education and Conference Center features state-of-the-art meeting space surrounded by an impeccably maintained terrace and tranquil rain garden. In the midst of this exquisite setting, you’ll find high-tech audio/visual equipment, private break-out rooms and a convenient business lounge.

You’ll also have access to ample dining space and the exquisite hand-crafted cuisine featured in our seasonal Levitt Gershman Conference Center catering packages:


Pepper Hall is equal parts history, elegance, and style. The space is suitable for breakfasts, business lunches, and cocktail receptions, as well as theater-style corporate meetings and conferences. Pepper Hall features an exquisite hand-stained ceiling, wide plank antique wood floors, built-in mahogany bookshelves, and breathtaking views of the Museum District. 


The fifth-floor Conference Center provides a comfortable, modern meeting space with top-of-the-line, integrated audio and visual equipment. For smaller meetings, the  Center can be subdivided. High-speed Internet access is also at your fingertips.  The Rooftop Deck is the perfect companion space for the Conference Center. You’ll get stunning views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, the Philadelphia museum district and the city skyline, plus it’s an ideal outdoor space for cocktails, receptions and other events that require a beautiful point of view