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Newton's Dream is a kinetic sculpture at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Filled with golf balls that can take any of ten paths through the sculpture, Newton's Dream is a visually stunning demonstration of mechanics and machinery. The Franklin Institute has a page highlighting some of the gadgets within Newton's Dream.
The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia is one of the world's finest science museums. It is open from 9:30am - 5pm daily. The Mandell Future Center only (not the main museum) remains open until 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays.
The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
The Franklin Institute, located in Philadelphia, is one of the world's finest science museums. Admission to the museum only costs $9.75 for adults and $8.50 for children and seniors. Admission to the museum and either the Fels Planetarium or the Tuttleman Omni Theater is $12.75 for adults and $10.50 for children and seniors. Admission to the museum and both the planetarium and IMAX is $14.75 for adults and $12.50 for children and seniors.
Discounted prices are in effect on Friday and Saturday evenings after the main museum closes.