For the science and technology enthusiast, visiting one of the nation’s oldest centers for science education and development is a must-do, and our hotel near the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia puts guests just 8 miles away from this distinguished institution! Enjoy a discounted rate on tickets to the institute by taking advantage of our special hotel deal.
Aptly named after American scientist, Benjamin Franklin, the Franklin Institute is one of the leading science and technology museums in America. Ever since its establishment in 1825 as a research center for steam engine and water powered innovations, as well as acting as an educational center and publishing journals, the institute has been dedicated to promoting scientific innovation and public education. A staple establishment in American history, there have been many demonstrations of ground-breaking technology at the Franklin Institute, which was also host to the first big electrical expo in the U.S.