November 19 2019

The Latest from the Franklin Institute

World Premiere Exhibit!

The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience.

Based on the bestselling survival handbook series created right here in Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute presents the world premiere of The Worst-Case Scenario: Survival Experience. With a 76,000-ball pit as its centerpiece, a horizontal climbing wall and a train car jump, the exhibit immerses you in various survival challenges to build the skills necessary to face some extreme, but possible, worst-case scenarios.

The exhibit is on display in the Mandell Center through April 19, 2020.

Save the date! Special family-friendly holiday programming and engaging seasonal offerings include:

Science After Hours: Home Alone (21+): Tuesday, December 3 | 7pm-10pm

Polar Express Day: Saturday, December 14 | 10am-3pm

Noon Year’s Eve: Tuesday, December 31 | 10am-12:05pm

For the most up to date details on upcoming events and exhibits at The Franklin Institute, visit

Read All 2019 Newsletter articles:
Party In Focus
Seasonal Musings
The Takeaway
The Dish
On the Road
Sweet Talk
By the Glass
Local Shopping
Fresh from the Oven