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June 02, 2021

Franklin Institute hosting family-friendly Pride Day later this month

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Franklin Institute family-friendly Pride Day Thom Carroll/for PhillyVoice

Families can visit the Franklin Institute on June 26 to experience LGBTQIA+ inspired performances, where Franklin Institute science performers will join forces with local drag queens for whimsical shows and dissections.

The Franklin Institute is celebrating Pride Month with Family Pride Day on Saturday, June 26.

The day will include performances featuring local drag queens and the science behind bubbles and rainbows. 

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The Franklin Institute's Family Pride Day also will include coloring activities, roving demonstrations, photo ops and music.

All of the activities are included with general museum admission, which is $19-$23 per person. 

Throughout June, visitors will see the colors of the rainbow illuminated within the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial in recognition of the LGBTQIA+ community.

Guests also can check out "Crayola IDEAworks: The Creativity Exhibition" through mid-July. If you plan on exploring the special exhibit, make sure to purchase a ticket that includes timed entry.

Family Pride Day

Saturday, June 26
Noon to 4 p.m. | Included with general admission
Franklin Institute
222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103

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