Benjamin Franklin Museum
Second Bank of the US
Modeled after the Greek Parthenon, this 1824 marble-faced Greek Revival masterpiece was home to the world's most powerful financial...
76 Carriage Company
For a unique way of getting around Philadelphia, the 76 Carriage Company will take you around various areas in a horse-drawn carriage.
Independence National Historic Park
This L-shaped park, along with Old City, has been dubbed 'America's most historic square mile.' Once the backbone of the United States...
Trendy Old City stops at the door to this down-and-dirty old rock bar. Nightly music except Mondays, when karaoke takes over. The...
Dedicated to simply crafted, local and organic foods, the meals at this BYOB spot - including an organic Angus burger with caramelized...
Market St · interesting places nearby
Benjamin Franklin Museum information
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.