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Franklin Institute Science Museum

Category: Monuments + Museums + Science

20th St. and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19004


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Franklin Institute Science Museum - Reviews from across the web

Disappointing King Tut Exhibit - user review
My family spent the day at the Franklin Institute last Saturday viewing the King Tut exhibit. It was extremely overcrowded, with a new wave of visitors every 90 seconds. There were pitifully ...

Tut? Where was he again? - user review
We just returned from Philly to see the Tut exhibit. As an art educator, I booked, planned and saved for this expedition since the winter with the utmost sincerity. Having missed it in the 70...

Museum is better than Tut exhibit - user review
I came all the way to Philly just to see the Tut exhibit. It was absolutely packed with people - but that was expected.I thought the exhibit was nicely done, and it was cool to act...

King Tut exhibit - user review
I saw the original exhibit in New York City in the 70's. It was wonderful. This is awful. There are only about 50 items, mostly small from King Tut's tomb. The other 80 are from som...

too many people let in at one time - user review
Why have a time viewing if you are just going to let hundreds in at one time? There was no room to walk, you could not get close to most of the items to see them because of all the peo...

Won't ever be back - user review
Textbook case of bad service when my son attempted to ride the flightsimulator (there's an extra fee). The other kid didn't take everything out of his pockets, and they stopped the r...

Place for kids - user review
This museum was an excellent place for kids. Very interactive, and for anybody over the age of 10, educational. If your kids are under the age of 10 it's just a place to have great fun. E...

Tut Tut, What a Ripoff - user review
I guess we were all hooked by the enlargement of the gold case about a foot long that somewhat resembles the much larger funeary mask. I remember leaving the last room of the exhibit ...

Great trip - user review
Our trip was 6/24/07, and after reading the less-than-glowing reviews posted, we were very worried. Our trip to the King Tut exhibit at the Franklin Institute was much better than reviews ...

King Tut - user review
After spending a fairly large sum of money for King Tut tickets, I was pretty concerned when I read so many negative comments here. All I can say is I disagree. We enjoyed the exhibi...

Franklin Institute Science Museum | Museum/Attraction Review | Philadelphia | Frommers.com - expert review
The Franklin Institute Science Museum isnt just kid stuff. All ages love it because its a thoroughly imaginative trip through the worlds of science that demonstrates the influence of science in our lives. The complex has four parts. Th...

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