Franklin Institute

John McDevitt | KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
October 10, 2018 - 5:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Franklin Institute is getting ready to open a new artifact-based exhibit this weekend exploring the people, traditions, and influence of the Viking age. The new "Vikings: Beyond The Legend" exhibit opens Saturday and features 600 archaeological finds on loan from...
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Studio artist rides E.T. figure to its new home in the film experience at Madame Tussauds New York for the anniversary of Universal Studios/Amblin Entertainment's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial on June 10, 2014 in New York City.
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Eric Walter
August 09, 2018 - 2:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Thursday night at the Franklin Institute, video game fans will have a chance to dig into one of the most embarrassing incidents in the history of Atari. As part of their "Game Masters" exhibition, the Franklin is hosting a screening of "Atari: Game Over," with an...
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Franklin Institute
Franklin Institute
Mark Abrams
July 10, 2018 - 5:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Franklin Institute opened its doors to about 1,000 students from EducationWorks Tuesday for a summer camp-style experience. For many of the young students — ranging from kindergarten to eighth grade from both Philadelphia and Camden — this was their first visit to...
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Families Belong Together Rally
Justin Udo | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
June 30, 2018 - 2:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A rally in Philadelphia was among the more than 700 planned marches across the country Saturday in protest of President Donald Trump's immigration policies. Hundreds of people gathered in front of the Franklin Institute in Logan Square for the "Families Belong...
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Mayor Jim Kenney looks on as a group of startup entrepreneurs demonstrate what they’ve been working on.
Mike Dougherty | KYW Newsradio
Mike Dougherty
May 01, 2018 - 9:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — More than 100 startup companies gathered at the Franklin Institute Tuesday night to showcase projects they've been working on. They converged during the eighth annual Philly Tech Week , an opportunity to share ideas and network with each other. RELATED: Philly Tech...
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Photo credit: Hadas Kuznits
Hadas Kuznits
April 20, 2018 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Science and food come together next week at Reading Terminal Market. On Thursday, April 26, Reading Terminal Market will be hosting an event called "Brain Food: Science Night at the Market." It is one of the signature events of the Philadelphia Science Festival. "It'...
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Video Games
Hadas Kuznits
March 27, 2018 - 2:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW NEWSRADIO) — Video game enthusiasts will love the newest, temporary exhibit set to open at the Franklin Institute. Franklin Institute president and CEO Larry Dubinski says their newest exhibit, Game Masters, is about the history of video games and how they have evolved over the...
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