September 16 2011

The Franklin Institute “After Dark” with Cocktails and Snacks available from Frog Commissary.

Friday, September 23 – 6:00PM-10:00PM

Plus, the exclusive premiere of the highly-anticipated new documentary, Pearl Jam Twenty, ONLY at The Franklin Institute!

Think The Franklin Institute is just for kids? Think again!

Adults 18 and older have the museum all to themselves on Friday evening September 23 for TFI After Dark!

During this special evening, the museum is open exclusively for visitors ages 18 and older from 6:00PM-10:00PM. This “after-hours” celebration grants ticket-buyers exclusive adults-only evening access to The Franklin Institute’s continuing exhibitions, the romantic observatory deck, hands-on science activities, raffles and contests as well as a cash bar (ID required). New area DJ Cool-Out from Scratch Weddings will be setting up a party in The Franklin rotunda. Cocktails and snacks will be available from Frog Commissary!

Pearl Jam fans, listen up!

The Franklin Institute is the only place in the tri-state area to see the captivating new documentary Pearl Jam Twenty for a special one week run. Those attending the September TFI After Dark can be among the very first to see it AND receive a discount on tickets!

In celebration of their 20-year anniversary, Pearl Jam is releasing this definitive portrait of the band as told by Academy Award®-winning filmmaker and music journalist, Cameron Crowe. Pearl Jam Twenty gives fans and audiences an intimate first glimpse into Pearl Jam’s journey culled from more than 1,200 hours of rarely and never-before-seen footage, over 24 hours of recent interviews with the band, as well as live footage of their spellbinding concert performances. Pearl Jam Twenty runs through September 29 at The Franklin Institute. Showtimes are nightly at 5:15PM, 7:30PM and 9:45PM.

Tickets are $10 per person / $7 for TFI Members
Add a Pearl Jam Twenty ticket: + $10 per person
Reservations are recommended for Pearl Jam Twenty.
Add a Mummies of the World: The Exhibition ticket: + $15 per person / + $11.50 for TFI Members

Purchase tickets in advance by calling 215.448.1254 or at the door.
Members of The Franklin Institute should call 215.448.1231 for tickets.