The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute’s Camp-in is the perfect sleepover event for children ages 6-13 and provides an unforgettable experience for families, Scout troops, school groups, birthday parties, and more! Where else can you sleep next to a Giant Heart or a 350-ton locomotive?

Camp-In Highlights:

NEW! Experience the Worst Case Scenario Survival Experience (starting in October)

NEW! The Search for Life in Space in the Fels Planetarium

NEW! Volcano: The Fires of Creation in the Tuttleman IMAX® Dome Theater

Telescopic observing in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory (weather permitting)

Light continental breakfast

PLUS explore all of The Franklin Institute’s beloved permanent exhibits like The Giant Heart, Sir Isaac’s Loft, Your Brain, and more.

Prices: $49.50 per person – Friday Nights · $59.50 – Saturday Nights

Special achievements for Scouts!

Visit our website (link to: for upcoming dates!