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Benjamin Franklin's Grave: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoying history as much as we do, we really appreciated the opportunity to visit this grave site, and realize that we were walking the same streets and viewing some of the same sites as our forefathers.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jMac6210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cemetery in Christ Church burying ground is more than just Ben Franklins grave. You can see his grave from the sidewalk but I recommend paying the $1 and walking the cemetery. There are a number of other patriots buried there.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Claudette C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ben Franklin is one of our favorite historical figures. We homeschool and used this vacation as a field trip too so it only made sense to stop by his gravesite. We didn’t pay to actually go into the cemetery, but his grave is directly beside...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ChristusG
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

Well worth seeing this grave in the corner of Christ church cemetery. However you can view it through the fence. So no need to pay !!!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Andrew-Leakey
Reviewed August 18, 2019 via mobile

We love historic cemeteries. This one charges $3pp, which is not horrible. You can ask for a guided tour and point of entry. They also have items for sale at kiosk.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank patties188
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Benjamin Franklin, to be honest, was a person I had little interest in. I don't know why I felt that way, but after visiting Philly in July I purchased a biography of Franklin and came to appreciate the man. He did a lot of incredible...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

Spoiler alert.... you can see the grave without going in, however we went in and paid the nominal amount so we could see other burial sites as well. Very humbling and awesome at the same time to see Benjamin Franklin's grave. Whether you are a...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank E5647LFtracym
Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

I would not pay to enter the cemetery to get the same view you get from the perimeter fence. It is worthwhile to pay your respects to this great patriot through the open fence. The cemetery people should have bricked this in and forced people...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Waste of money to go inside. You can see it from the sidewalk. Unless you just like looking in old cemetery. Most stones are so worn you cannot read them.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Ok the cemetery opens at 10 and charges but you can see his grave from the sidewalk. It’s right by a large fenced area but you can see it easily

Date of experience: July 2019
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