Benjamin Franklin House


In the heart of London, just steps from Trafalgar Square, is Benjamin Franklin House. For nearly sixteen years between 1757 and 1775, Dr Benjamin Franklin - scientist, diplomat, philosopher, inventor, Founding Father of the United States and more - lived behind its doors. The house offers visitors the historical experience of the life and times of Franklin as well as a Student Science Centre and a Scholarship Centre.

Prices and Opening Times

Adult Ticket: £3.50 to £7.00 (USD4.40) per ticket
Child Ticket: Free (USD0.00)
Concession Ticket: £5.00 (USD6.29) per ticket

Access to the Scholarship Centre and Student Science Centre is free.

Opening Times:

Historical Experience shows run Wednesday - Sunday at:

12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15 and 16:15

Architectural tours run on Mondays at:

12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15 and 16:15

Venue Details & Map

Benjamin Franklin House

36 Craven Street
+44 (0)20 7839 2006
Public transport:
Tube: Charing Cross or Embankment

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