Benjamin Franklin Museum

Benjamin Franklin Museum information

Philadelphia , USA
Market St
btwn 3rd & 4th Sts
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adult/child $5/2
Opening hours
9am-5pm, to 7pm late May-early Sep
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In the courtyard south of Market St, underground, is a museum dedicated to Benjamin Franklin's storied life as a printer (he started the nation's first newspaper), inventor (bifocals! lightning rods!) and statesman who signed the Declaration of Independence.

In the same courtyard, don't miss the newspaper office where Franklin worked – park rangers demonstrate the printing press.