Home to Benjamin Franklin between 1757 and 1775, 36 Craven Street is the location where the famous US statesman conducted numerous important experiments such as measuring the effects of the Gulf Stream, exploring Daylight Saving Time and inventing bi-focal lenses.
Monday Architecture Tours run at: 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15 and 16:15 Closed to the public Tuesday Wednesday-Sunday Historical Experience Shows run at: 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15 and 16:15
Standard: £8 Concession (Over 65s & students): £6 Under 16s: Free Groups of over 10: £7 per person
- Museums Association
- National Trust
- National Art Pass
- English Heritage
- International Council of Museums
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Facilities and services
- Education facilities available
- Meeting room available
- Research facilities for academics
- Study facilities
Our Scholarship Centre is open by appointment only, please contact the House for further information
- Academic publications and resources available
- Adult lectures and courses held
- Direct teaching services for schools
- Member of staff available with responsibility for education
- Object identification and/or written enquiry service
- Pre-booking service for groups
- Secondary school education service available
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