Explore Franklin Court in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - When planning a trip to Philadelphia, don't miss exploring Franklin Court, a historic site and complex of museums and structures within Independence National Historical Park. Franklin lived in the house from 1763 to 1790, and it now serves as a museum and historic site.

Franklin Court is home to more than 70 buildings and museums, including the Benjamin Franklin Museum and the Pennsylvania State Capitol. It is also home to the Independence Hall, a famous landmark.

The Benjamin Franklin Museum and print shop are located in the courtyard where Franklin once lived. The museum also contains archaeological remains, visible beneath glass windows and explanatory signs. The museum also features "ghost houses" that recreate Franklin's former residence. Whether you're visiting with your children or want to learn about the American founder's life, the museum offers an educational experience that won't cost you a penny. It features many interactive exhibits for children and fascinating exhibits for adults.

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