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Franklin Fright


Oct 26, 2019
10:00 AM until 03:00 PM


Spooky science, scary live shows, and other frightfully fun, family-friendly festivities take over the museum this Halloween season.


Make-and-take your own trick-or-treat pins and “bloody” handprint art, and experience ghostly science with liquid nitrogen experiments, plus more Halloween-themed hands-on activities throughout the museum.


Experience a Halloween twist to the popular live science shows! Come dressed in your best costume for the festive parade, and witness a hair-raising ball pit ball explosion!


Franklin Fright activities include: 


-Make your own LED trick-or-treat pins
-Spooky eye and heart dissections
-Ghostly smoke-filled bubbles with liquid nitrogen
-Make “bloody” handprints on color-changing paper
-The science of fear in Your Brain.
-Costume parade and a hair-raising ball pit ball explosion FINALE!


Free with General Admission


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222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA

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