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Visit the House

The Benjamin Franklin House Box Office is open 10:30am-5pm, everyday except Tuesdays. Advance booking is recommended.

Historical Experience shows run Wednesday to Sunday at:
12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm

Architectural Tours run on Mondays at:
12 noon, 1pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm

Access

There is regrettably no wheelchair access to Benjamin Franklin House.

Benjamin Franklin House is a five-storey townhouse with a staircase between each floor. There are handrails on all of the staircases and there is visitor seating in all of the historic rooms.

Carers are admitted free of charge and visitors with disabilities qualify for the concessionary ticket price.

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are permitted in all areas of the Museum.

For more information about access please contact visitor services at 0207 839 2008 or supervisor@benjaminfranklinhouse.org.

Facilities

Benjamin Franklin has a small shop on site selling books and souvenirs.

The House has visitor toilets, please note they are located on the basement floor.

Pushchairs cannot be taken through the House, but can be left at reception.

Large bags are not permitted through the House, but can be stored at reception.

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Historical Experience

During the Historical Experience the eighteenth century spaces serve as a stage for a drama that seamlessly blends live interpretation and cutting edge sound, lighting, and visual projection to tell the rich story of Franklin in London.

  • 13 Jun 2018

    “A very atmospheric house, the Historical Experience conveys the life of Franklin in a very enjoyable way.”

    May 30, 2018
  • 13 Jun 2018

    “Very informative and knowledgeable staff, I really enjoyed my visit.”

    May 12, 2018
  • 13 Jun 2018

    “This tour was wonderful. Thanks!”

    June 11, 2018
  • 13 Jun 2018

    “Excellent presentation- very engaging & informative.”

    June 3, 2018
  • 13 Jun 2018

    'A hidden gem!"

    May 20, 2018
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Architectural Tour

The Architectural Tour explores the Georgian features of House, along with its fascinating history encompassing Franklin’s long residence (1757-1775), the Hewson anatomy school, and the comprehensive conservation project that saved it from dereliction.

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