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Happy Birthday Ben Franklin! The city of brotherly love is celebrating the birthday of Benjamin Franklin with the Benjamin Franklin Museum. Ben Franklin is Philadelphia’s favorite founding father so we are sharing his impact around the city: from the Benjamin Franklin Museum to all the landmark’s from his life.
Benjamin Franklin Museum
Visitors can delve into all aspects of Franklin’s life, from his role as statesman and diplomat to his life as a private citizen, inventor, philosopher and more. Built next to the site where Franklin actually lived in the mid 1700s, the underground museum was originally built for the 1976 Bicentennial celebration. Now, after undergoing a major transformation, the revitalized site features personal artifacts, computer animations and interactive displays. It is the only museum in the world dedicated to the life, times and legacy of this extraordinary Founding Father.
Museum fee is $5 for adults and $2 for children.
Want more about Ben? Take a walk in his Philadelphia Footsteps!
Walk in the Footsteps of Benjamin Franklin
This three day, two night living the city like Benjamin Franklin beckons visitors to follow Benjamin Franklin through the streets of his adopted city, where he invented many institutions and products still in use today and where later generations have created many attractions that honor his legacy. Start at the newly renovated Benjamin Franklin Museum, full of Franklin’s possessions, inventions and interactive games to help visitors better understand one of history’s most prolific men.
To evoke Ben’s wit, wisdom and joy year-round, visit his longtime home of Philadelphia. Learn more at visitphilly.com.