September 09, 2016
The Franklin Institute will open its rooftop deck for the first time Sept. 29 for a combination happy hour/movie night event. Attendees can head to the roof beginning at 6:30 p.m., to sip beer and wine while watching the sunset.
The movie "Apollo 13" will begin promptly at 7:15 p.m. In the film, NASA needs to find a way to return the spaceship Apollo 13 to Earth safely after it suffers internal damage. The lives of the three astronauts on board are in jeopardy.
Attendees will watch the space-thriller while sitting among the museum's astronomy devices.
Tickets, which are limited, are $30 per person and include a complimentary drink and movie snack.
Only those 21-plus are invited to attend. All guests should bring their own blanket or lawn chair for the movie screening at The Franklin Institute.