London: Benjamin Franklin House (Attractions)

London: Benjamin Franklin House (Attractions)

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Nearest Stations: Charing Cross and Embankment
Address: 36 Craven Street, London, WC2N 5NF
Entry price: Historical Experience: Adults – £8, Concessions – £6, Children (Under 16) – Free. Architectural Tours: Adults – £3.50, Children (Under 16) – Free.
Typical opening hours: Set show and tour times from 12:00 to 16:15. Box office opens at 10:30. Certain tours only run on set days of the week.
Phone: 0207 839 2006
Website and Tickets: www.benjaminfranklinhouse.org

Visit the only surviving home of where the US Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin, spent sixteen years living and working on the eve of the American Revolution.

The house dates from the 1730s and still has many of the original features, including a staircase and windows.

There are 25-minute architectural tours of the location, as well as a 45-minute “historical experience”, which combines learning with theatre.

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