Benjamin Franklin House

Benjamin Franklin House
Business Name: Benjamin Franklin House
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In the heart of London, is Benjamin Franklin House, the world’s only remaining Franklin home.

The Historical Experience presents the excitement and uncertainty of Franklin’s London years using rooms where so much took place as staging for a drama that seamlessly integrates live performance, cutting edge lighting, sound and visual projection.

The Student Science Centre focuses on Franklin’s London science – from lightning rods to hydrodynamics, allowing school children to satifsy their historical and scientific curiosity, free of charge. Outreach, including Ben’s Travelling Suitcase, brings our educational activities into schools and the community.

The top floor Robert H. Smith Scholarship Centre is a focal point in Europe for Franklin and the myriad subjects with which he is associated, featuring a full set of the Papers of Benjamin Franklin, as catalogued by Yale University, as well as an active internship programme, and nearly 40 public events per year.

Address: 36 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NF
Opening times: Monday: Architectural tours run at 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm Tuesday: Schools day (advance booking required) Wednesday–Sunday: Historical Experience shows run at 12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm (booking is recommended)
Accessibility: No wheelchair access
Business Phone Number: 020 7839 2006

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