Museum Wedding Philadelphia Franklin Institute

Wedding Venue: Franklin Institute Philadelphia, PA

Wedding Vibe: Museum, Elegant, Creative

Color Palette: Navy blue, slate blue and white


Franklin Institute Wedding in Philadelphia

There are so many beautiful wedding venues in Philadelphia including this one, The Franklin Institute. Yes, it is a science museum and it offers a stunning space to gather and celebrate! Enjoy this wedding day blog that gives a peek of this incredible wedding day from getting ready all the way through the reception.



Getting Wedding Ready

The pre-wedding part of the day has a wonderful feeling of anticipation and nerves! All that you have been planning is finally coming together into this day and suddenly it gets very real – you can almost reach out and touch the excitement. I truly love all the details that make up the day, like this stunning wedding dress!




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St. Francis Xavier Church Ceremony Philadelphia

Their wedding ceremony was held at St Francis Xavier Church. With guests filling the pews the couple said their vows for their forever. Sealed with a kiss, the couple floated down the aisle as husband and wife.




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Wedding Party Photos at The Barnes Museum

The Barnes Museum in downtown Philadelphia has lovely grounds surrounding the building and was the perfect chose to take some wedding photos. With fall colors peeking through the summer greens and the wedding party lined up next to the reflecting pool there were so many spots for photos.




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Cocktail Hour at The Franklin Museum Exhibits

One of the very cool aspects of having your wedding at The Franklin Institute is that guests can enjoy cocktail hour while exploring the exhibits. How fun that you are encouraged to check the interactive exhibits and learn cool science facts as you sip wine and celebrate.




Wedding guests exploring exhibits at the Franklin Institute in Philly



Reception at The Franklin Museum

The reception hall at The Franklin Institute Museum really is stunning. With sweeping ceilings and beautifully designed tablescapes and uplighting the tone was set for a night of celebration in style. Guests will not soon forget this impressive dining experience with plenty of room for dancing once dinner has been enjoyed.



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Once all the formalities of the night concluded, the party began and the dancefloor was packed. What a joy-filled way to share in the love this couple holds for each other. With playful sunglasses, cake cutting and lots of laughs family and friends danced the night away!



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Nighttime Wedding Photo in Phialdelphia

For their end-of-night photo, the newlyweds headed to the rooftop of The Franklin Institute to get a few photos with the lights of the city behind them.



Franklin Institute Wedding in Philadelphia by Heidi Roland Photography



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Wedding Vendors

Wedding Venue:  Franklin Institute

Caterer:  Seravezza

Wedding Dress:  Eddy K                       

Wedding Dress shop:  Kimberly James Bridal

Make-up:  Nancy Caroline Beauty

Hair:  Nancy Caroline Beauty                              

Flowers:  Beautiful Blooms

DJ:  Bachelor Boys Band