The Franklin Institute celebrated a milestone Tuesday in the construction of the new state-of-the art Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion.
Workers have pulled a huge sheet of plastic over the 20-foot-tall, white marble statue of Ben Franklin, in preparation of removal of a portion of the south wall of the Franklin Institute’s central great hall.
Bird-watchers keeping tabs on the nest of Red-tailed Hawks at the Franklin Institute have reason to rejoice: The mother hawk has allowed an unattached male to bring food to her babies.
CBS 3, Philadelphia’s first television station, and The Franklin Institute, Pennsylvania’s most visited museum, announced a long-term partnership today that will make Channel 3 the official weather station of The Institute
Two eggs are now being scrutinized by nature experts — and by thousands of nature fans via the Internet — as a pair of red-tailed hawks settle in for a third straight nesting season at the Franklin Institute, just off Logan Circle in Philadelphia.
A new exhibition at The Franklin Institute gives visitors a truly hands-on examination of the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci.