Franklin Court 3.9 rating


The Franklin Court is what remains of Benjamin Franklin's brick house after it was torn down 20 years after his death, with a Benjamin Franklin Museum on site that throws light on his inventions and artifacts. Walk around to see the first Post office which is still operational, a Postal Service museum, an archaeological exhibit, and an 18th century printing office run by his grandson. Park Rangers conduct printing demonstrations and performances of Franklin's 'Glass Armonica.'



About Franklin Court

 322 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

 +1 215-965-2305

Franklin Court and Nearby Attractions on Map

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