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Franklin Court

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Franklin Court

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Tofurry wrote a review Oct. 2019
Renton, Washington605 contributions163 helpful votes
As Ben Franklin's house is not standing anymore, a ghost house was built in its place. It was very cool to see the size of his house and his grandson's print shop. You can also see the actual foundation of his house, the floor in his kitchen, and the privy pit. From the Franklin Court, you are right next to the Ben Franklin Museum and the post office. I recommend visiting all the sites!
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Date of experience: September 2019
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ILoveFoodComa wrote a review Jun. 2019
Burbank, California3,707 contributions319 helpful votes
This is located in the area where several museums in the neighborhood. You can tour the old post office. The volunteers there are knowledgeable and informative. It is interesting to see this historic architecture.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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surfinginflorida wrote a review Mar. 2019
Boston, Massachusetts831 contributions473 helpful votes
The idea of using a ghost house to show were Franklin's house used to be is a clever idea (like the first White House in the Independence Mall). The Franklin museum is nearby and worth a visit! The court is nicely maintained.
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Date of experience: March 2019
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Darlene H wrote a review Nov. 2018
Waukesha, Wisconsin1,338 contributions120 helpful votes
Everything you ever wanted to know about Ben Franklin is in Franklin Court. Early life and part of his original home. A museum and a post office and print shop. Then his grave with wife and child in Christs Church cemetery.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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ephyfe wrote a review Nov. 2018
Wilmington, Delaware675 contributions102 helpful votes
This is where Ben Franklin’s Home used to be situated even though it is mainly gone they have the outline of the house and show some of the basement in some covered peek spots. It’s interesting just to see where Franklin lived and to think that he used to walk down this alley to Independence Hall not far away. The Ben Franklin museum is right there also and it’s worthy of a stop. This is probably one of the, if not THE, most important person in Philadelphia history. The museum is a bit dated but still effective. I remember visiting this place back 30 years ago. Franklin legacy is here so I think this is a must-see when visiting the city. The museum could use a little up-dating and the visitor shop was small and could use some more books. The young male clerk running the shop was giving me the hairy eyeball for some reason.
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Date of experience: September 2018
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