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Franklin Frost

January 2 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 2, 2023

Join the Franklin Institute at Franklin Frost,the premier Franklin Institute Holiday Celebration featuring a 26-foot-tall celestial-themed treethree unique train setsand multiple photo opportunities for you to discover!

Enter Celestial Village in historic Pepper Hall and Patent Library to find the Aurora Mountain train display and the Franklin Frost Card Factory for creating personalized holiday cards to take home and mail to loved ones. Stand inside a Giant Holiday Card, shrink down for a fun Self-on-a-Shelf  photo-op, then explore other fun activities in the Frost Maze.

Explore Big Chill Valleythe largest train display featuring three trains loops and over 150 feet of track. And, no visit to The Franklin Institute would be complete without a trip to the Train Factory Exhibit featuring the Baldwin 60,000 Locomotive with festive décor. 

The fun never stops at Franklin Frost, the perfect family holiday tradition! 


January 2
9:30 am - 5:00 pm


Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St
Philadelphia, PA 19103 United States
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