Our priority is protecting our visitors, staff, volunteers – and of course our precious, historic building. To do our part to discourage the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will be closing Benjamin Franklin House for all offerings effective Tuesday, 17 March 2020.
We hope to reopen in June or earlier, in line with UK government guidance. If you have tickets between now and 15 June, you can re-book here, or if you prefer, we will refund the cost of your ticket(s). However, we would be grateful if you would consider donating the cost of your ticket(s) to help Benjamin Franklin House weather this difficult time. We are continuing to pay our staff and key suppliers to ensure their well-being.
We do not take this decision lightly as our mission is to bring history and innovation to life for a global public through the world’s only surviving home of Benjamin Franklin.
While we are closed, we will take time to progress a number of core and new projects and explore opportunities for more distance programming.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or concerns.
We will remember Benjamin Franklin’s advice: “it is in the first Place necessary to be careful in preserving Health (1786).”
The Benjamin Franklin House Team