The Franklin Institute is pleased to present Target Community Nights! Everyone is welcome to join in the fun at these FREE educational and fun-filled science extravaganzas sponsored by Target. Experience The Franklin Institute's famous exhibitions, special programs, and themed activities.

Target Community Nights are from 5:00PM-8:00PM, on the third Wednesday of the month unless otherwise specified. Please check the schedule below as dates may change.

Registration will take place on the First Floor beginning at 5:00PM. Please enter The Franklin Institute through the Business Entrance located to the right of the main stairs on 20th Street and proceed to Lunchroom A. Admission is free but registration is required.

May 7 - Target Community Night
May's Theme - Neighborhood Night

» Enjoy hands-on science with your neighbors and enter our neighborhood raffle!
» Make-and-take activities
» Live Science shows!
» Free Fels Planetarium shows!
» Stargaze in the Joel N. Bloom Observatory! (Weather permitting.)
» Experience your favorite exhibits, including The Giant Heart, Train Factory, and Kid Science
» PLUS Hands-on science for all ages*

*Monthly schedule varies. Special exhibits and feature-length IMAX® films are not included. Check website before your visit and program guide upon arrival as programming is subject to change.

We invite guests to park in our garage for a discounted rate of $6 for the evening. The garage is located at 271 North 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

Traditionally the 3rd Wednesday of the Month. Exceptions are noted.
May 7*
July 16
August 20
September 17
October 15
November 19

*First Wednesday

Please note: Target Community Night does not occur in June or December.

Target Community Nights are sponsored by: