Benjamin Franklin House

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Address:
Benjamin Franklin House, 36 Craven Street, Westminster WC2N 5NF
Tel:
0207 839 2006
Web:
benjaminfranklinhouse.org

Opening times and price

Opening hours:
Architectural Tour: 12 noon, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3.15 PM and 4.15 PM (Mon only) – Historical Experience: 12 noon, 1 PM, 2 PM, 3.15 PM and 4.15 PM (Wed-Sun)
Ticket cost:
Adults £8.00; Children free entry (under-16)
Visiting hours and entry charges are subject to change
Time required:
A typical visit to Benjamin Franklin House lasts 45 mins (approx)

Getting to Benjamin Franklin House

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Buses:
6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77A, 91, 176 – London bus prices
Trains:
Charing Cross BKL NRN, Covent Garden PCL, Embankment BKL CRC DSC NRN, Leicester Square NRN PCL
The nearest train station to Benjamin Franklin House is Charing Cross
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> Craig’s review of Benjamin Franklin House – “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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