Guests can experience the life and achievements of Benjamin Franklin as they explore his Grade I listed residence on a choice of tour
About This Deal
Choose Between Two Options
- £6.95 for an architectural tour at Benjamin Franklin House (42% off)
£8.95 for a historical experience at Benjamin Franklin House (44% off)
The architectural tour reveals the secrets of the 1730s Grade I building as well as the stories of Franklin’s residence, the Hewson anatomy school and the conservation project that saved it
Available on Mondays at midday, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3.15 p.m. and 4.15 p.m.
The historical experience features a live performance drama showing Franklin’s public health efforts, scientific interests and diplomatic role; the experience was designed to remove the traditional distance between the museum and the visitor
Available Wednesday–Sunday at midday, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3.15 p.m. and 4.15 p.m.
- Tours last 45 minutes
Need To Know
About Benjamin Franklin House
Opened to the public on Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday, the Grade I listed residence at 36 Craven Street combines an architectural landmark with historical value. The team at the museum strive to combat the traditional distance between the exposition and the visitor as they invite guests to architectural tours and live performances telling the story of Franklin's life. The on-site student science centre aims to encourage a spirit of enquiry through hands-on experimentation with scientific discoveries of Franklin's age.