Spooky activities for kids, at the Franklin House (Oct 2016)

, 36 Craven Street, Westminster, London 51.507678 -0.125004
Dates & Time:
4 PM to 5 PM
Tickets & Cost:
Free, but donations will be welcomed
Advance booking is highly recommended
See benjaminfranklinhouse.org
0207 839 2006
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The Benjamin Franklin House will be celebrating Halloween with an hour of activities for little kids.

Polly Hewson will be on hand to tell some scary stories — 18th-century style. And there will also be a few gruesome games like 'bobbing for apples' and 'pin the spider on the Web'.

Your children will probably be too young to appreciate the significance of the house, but it was the London home of one of America's founding fathers. Benjamin Franklin was right in the centre of things when they struck out for independence, and helped to draft both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.


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Craig’s review – “Benjamin Franklin's House is the kind of place you don't notice even when you're staring at it. For something that's called the "first American Embassy", you might be hoping for something a little bit grand, but it's basically just a townhouse in a side street off Charing Cross. Franklin was just a normal guy back then, negotiating between the government and… continued”

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