"Franklin Court" Benjamin Franklin Court Tip by Ewingjr98

Benjamin Franklin Court, Philadelphia: 5 reviews and 12 photos


One of the more disappointing historical areas in Philadelphia is Ben Franklin's House. Here you will see a steel structure approximating the shape of his original house, alongside windows through the sidewalks that let you see down to the original foundation where you can view reas such as the privy. Next to the house is a museum built in the 80s that looks like it was built in the 80s...neon lights, pulse dialing phones, an entire section that is just dark, some random hall of mirrors, and some displays of replicas, actual artifacts, and things that might have been in his house.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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