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Night in the Museum

at The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia PA

Jan 14 - 15 2023
Night in the Museum

Experience the Academy’s towering dinosaurs — including T. rex — after dark and hang out with fellow explorers and enjoy delicious snacks, breakfast and coffee!

What will you discover after dark? This action-packed night at the museum barely leaves room for shut-eye. Sleep next to roaring lions, stalking tigers or ancient dinosaurs. Explore every corner of the Academy’s famous exhibits, including The Big Dig and Outside In. Enjoy a fascinating live animal show. Check out awesome specimens, do hands-on experiments and see the museum as you never have before.



$65 non-members/$60 members/$89 VIP (Very Important Paleontologist)
Discounts available for groups of 10 or more
Ages 6–12; one adult required per three children

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Additional time info:

7 p.m.–9 a.m.; check-in begins at 6:30 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


The Franklin Institute

20th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103

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