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With levels above and below ground, the complex houses a theater and museum devoted to Franklin's life and inventions.
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314 Market St # 322, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2704
City Centre East
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+1 215-597-8974
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Reviewed 15 March 2012

When open it's a must see. Now due to construction most of it is closed. Don't miss the print shop that is still open. If you are going to mail any postcards mail them from the Franklin Post Office they have a special hand cancellation...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 6 February 2012

Great place to absorb the country's/Philadelphia's history. Quiet, safe, educational and, maybe, "inspirational."

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 1 February 2012

A lovely walk through and around on the way to or from dinner or South Street.

1  Thank abeeds
Reviewed 28 January 2012

There is a framed idea of Franklin's house and below ground you can see the excavations that have been done at this site.

1  Thank Phyllis64
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Fascinating historical presentation. Be sure to see the timeline of his life achievements.

2  Thank i82much
Reviewed 14 January 2012

I have never been able to figure out the point of this "attraction." To me it is not very historical or informative or entertaining.

1  Thank JHawk50
Reviewed 6 January 2012

If you didn't come with a love for Ben Franklin, you will leave with an appreciation for all that he did. A great free intro to a great man in a great city..

1  Thank HistoryandSafety
Reviewed 31 December 2011

Outline of Franklin's House. A different presentation. Worth a visit.

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 13 September 2011

We had some extra time while waiting for a tour of Independence Hall (about 1 hour) so we walked a few blocks to Franklin Court. The museum was closed for renovations, but there were several other NPS exhibits we could see. One was of an...More

Thank adamsaintlouis
Reviewed 22 May 2010

Charming small museum covering Franklin's life and achievements, if a tad run down. We really enjoyed this small museum area, especially the printing shop demonstration and Discovery film on Franklin. Be sure to ask a park ranger for an armonica demonstration, the musical instrument that...More

1  Thank LaChatNoir
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