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Benjamin Franklin Museum

143 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia , PA , 19106
Phone: (215) 965-2305
39° 56' 53.0376" N, 75° 8' 43.962" W
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Explore Franklin's life and character in the Benjamin Franklin Museum. The museum features artifacts, computer animations, and interactive displays. The exhibits are geared toward visitors of all ages, with displays that are educational, challenging, and fun. Families will enjoy looking for the small squirrel figurines located throughout the exhibits. Franklin delighted in pet squirrels, or skuggs as they were known in his day. Read about the Skuggs mascot as you enter the exhibit area and then look high and low to find the figurines.


Open hours: 
Sunday: 9:00 pm-9:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 pm-9:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-9:00 pm


143 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19106
United States


(215) 965-2305

Every Kid Outdoors at Benjamin Franklin Museum

Open daily: 9am - 5pm, year round