Events

Event Date: 16 April - 31 August 2020

Virtual Talks Available Online!

If you missed one of our Virtual Talks and classes, they are available on demand on their respective event pages and through our YouTube channel.
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Event Date: 30 June - 31 August 2020

We’ve Reopened!

We are excited to announce that following new UK government guidelines on museums and galleries, Benjamin Franklin House will be reopening to the public.
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Event Date: 1 - 31 August 2020

Virtual Children’s Summer Fete 2020

Although we're not able to hold the annual Benjamin Franklin House Children's Summer Fete this year, we've still teamed up with our friends from across the heritage world to bring a range of fun craft ideas to you virtually!
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Event Date: 11 August 2020

Family Day: Hewson’s School of Anatomy

Find out about Dr. William Hewson who ran an anatomy school at 36 Craven Street during Franklin’s stay in London!
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Event Date: 18 August 2020

Family Day: Dress Like a Georgian!

Join Polly Hewson, a character from Franklin’s household, to learn about Georgian dress and etiquette. Design your own period outfits for Franklin and his fashionable friends in London!
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Event Date: 25 August 2020

Family Day: Watch it Grow!

Benjamin Franklin was a keen botanist and frequently exchanged seeds with other scientists. Join us to learn about what plants need to grow and decorate your own plant pot to take away!
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Event Date: 5 - 9 October 2020

Polymath Festival at Benjamin Franklin House (Postponed)

As part of the Polymath Festival, Benjamin Franklin House stages an immersive tour of the world's only remaining home of Benjamin Franklin with a drama that seamlessly blends live interpretation and cutting edge sound, lighting, and visual projection to tell the rich story of Benjamin Franklin’s 16 polymathic years in London.
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