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Aomments from 2014


Learned a lot useful for school' 27 December

'Fascinating and inspiring life - beautifully recreated' 27 December

'It was really amazing' 24 December

'Really enjoyed the tour- all the explanations were very clear and the guide was very friendly and enthusiastic' 22 December

'Well worth a visit' 20 December

'Loved the actress conversations and monologue combined with interactive experience' 17 December 

'Really interesting and very well put together. 10/10' 17 December

'It brought the past into the present' 14 December

'Wonderful loved the detailed explanations' 13 December

'Unique style of presentation, a real gem! 13 December

'A great house, so pleased it has survived' 8 December

'Unique and very informative' 7 December

"The actress was AMAZING" 6 December

'Superbly imaginative and very interesting' 6 December

''Most enjoyable, love it' 4 December

''Great historical content!' 30 November

''Well performed!' 28 November

''Didn't know what to expect. Very Well done ' 28 November

''Excellent, Awesome, Honest (!)' 23 November

''Brought our 1st grader here to experience what she learned in school - outstanding experience' 22 November

''Wonderful to experience what housing was like in the 1700s' 17 November

''Fascinating insight to a remarkable man' 17 November

"The House and Franklin come alive" 15 November

"Most enlightening" 13 November

"Fantastic insight into the past" 10 November

"Outsanding overall. Much I never knew." 09 November

"Fantastic insight to the past" 08 November

"Very informative and very good acting. Lovely way to learn" 8 November

"Wonderful job of recreating the Franklin era in London" 05 November

"It's an interactive experience" 26 October

"Fantastic actress, give her an Oscar/Emmy/BAFTA :) " 26 October

"Minimal without flashy interactions made for one of the best London experiences!" 24 October

"Loved it, very interesting" 24 October

"Excellent way of making history 'real' " - 19 October

"Such an innovative way to display the house and history" - 18 October

"Well done, a tucked away jewel" - 16 October

"The presentation brought to life the social history and the humanity behind the historical events" - 15 October

“Heart-warming insight to Ben Franklin's life .”– 12 October

“Unique and exciting experience. More museums should follow this format”– 10 October

“Better than any other museum tour :) ”– 9 October

“History as it should be taught.”–8 October

“Very cleverly and inspiringly done! "- 8 October

“Very nice to be up-close & personal with our revolutionary icon.”– 27 September

“Very interactive. A great way of imparting knowledge.”–25 September

“Fascinating to see a central London house in its original state. " 20 September

“Such an amazing experience!”–13 September

“Very innovative presentation.”– 11 September

“I like the idea of "conserving" eg. one feels the wood bannister that B.F touched daily.”– 11 September

“I did a lot of research regarding Franklin during my college years. You captured his spirit and intellect. Well done.”–11 September

“Wonderful! Thanks. I have a new respect for Benjamin Franklin”–10 September

“Learnt much more about Franklin!! Interesting presentation”–26 July

“Great interpretation of his life in London”–25 July

“Impressed with different way of preserving a historic house”–23 July

“An excellent show– informative and entertaining!”–5 July

“Stunning, engaging, emotionally effective use of theater, video, original setting/architecture and live re-enactor. Brilliant”– By US History teacher –20 July

“Brilliant employment of light, sound, authentic architecture and a human re-enactment”–20 July

“Wonderful piece of history and the presentation was MAGNIFICENT!”–19 July

“A very interesting way of presenting this polymath”–17 July

“Great presentation! This wasn't what I expected, having been to many other museums in the area, so it was very interesting!”–12 July

“Really enjoyed the experience. Nice bit of histor.”–12 July

“Brilliant, informative, atmospheric”–11 July

“Great experience, very educational. Keep up the good work”–5 July

“Very interesting portrayal of a chapter I was not aware of, fascinating to walk through the house!”–5 July

“Very original and creatively done”–5 July

“Very informative and well done, with Polly as our guide – gives it a personal touch from the past. We enjoyed having a bit of Americana in celebration of our nation's birth. Thank you all for an enjoyable experience!”–4 July

“Brought history to life!”–3 July

“Very enlightening regarding Franklin's ingenious mind and his devotion to uniting Britain with America”–28 June

“Awesome! Love the atmosphere and the subtle drama”–26 June

“Absolutely delightful presentation - very clever and well done”–26 June

“I loved it - second time!”–25 June

“Great history of Ben's time in London”–22 June

“Enthralling!”–21 June

“Amazing and so full of history!”–20 June

“Enjoyed the whole experience!”–20 June

“Very engaging. Imaginative approach”–18 June

“Wonderful visit!”–14 June

“Surprising: Franklin would have loved the show!”–13 June

“Thank you for preserving this treasure”–13 June

“Great to see how Franklin lived and especially his inventions”–9 June

“Thanks very much. Educational and entertaining”–8 June

“An interesting and wonderful interactive experience”–7 June

“Loved it!”–5 June

“Loved it. What an amazing person he was!”–1 June

“London's hidden gem. Very thoughtful tour and portrayal of a wonderful man”–31 May

“Very lively and with lots of info. A very nice visit!”–31 May

“Fantastic use of theatre and technology to bring history to life!”–29 May

“Very creative and informative! We learned new details of this great man!”–25 May

“Great attraction. Glad to see history kept alive”–25 May

“Excellent experience! Thank you for your work in preserving Franklin history”–24 May

“I really liked the minimalist design because it keeps from sensory overload, allowing the impact and significance of the house to settle”–23 May

“Thank you presenting our common history in an uncommon way”–21 May

“Wonderful live history lesson!”–18 May

“Terrific presentation and acting brought it to life”–18 May

“What an excellent time we had. Such an amazing character with so many interests”–17 May

“Personal, intimate presentation covering the history and science he [Franklin] embodied. Excellent”–11 May

“Thank you for preserving this important part of BF's life and work”–10 May

“Outstanding presentation”–9 May

“Fascinating and informative experience. Very realistic and emotionally uplifting”–8 May

“A great tribute to a great man! Well done!”–3 May

“Fantastic that the house has been restored and open to the public. Great experience”–28 April

“Loved it! One of the best attractions I've seen in London”–27 April

“Great experience. Expected a house with a few bits of furniture but we got a whole show! Will recommend to friends!”–26 April

“A new way of learning about history.  Actress was very engaging and very good attention to detail. Thanks!”–25 April

“As a retired teacher and huge fan of Ben Franklin, I am very impressed with the entire experience.  Having Polly tell the story with impressive films was definitely a unique way to do the tour”–24 April

“Lovely to see this beautiful house and learn about the history of the house and the history of Benjamin Franklin's stay in London”–21 April

“So wonderful! We loved every minute!”–19 April

“Excellent multi-media presentation bringing history to life and showing lesser-known moments in Franklin’s life”–18 April

“Marvelous re-enactment of this amazing man's life”–18 April

“Great place that I have wanted to visit for ages! Was so wonderfully presented, thank you!”–18 April

“Thanks for the efforts you have made to preserve Franklin's home”–17 April

“Very enjoyable and enlightening presentation!”–12 April

“That was truly amazing!”–11 April

“As a Pennsylvanian by birth, it was wonderful to see a perspective on Dr. Franklin from the other side!”–9 April

“Great Presentation :)”–4 April

“Unusual, charming and realistic”–4 April

“Very interesting; way it was presented was very innovative - it just fits”–4 April

“Brought the history to life. Great conservation effort”–29 March

“A wonderfully conserved residence with a tangible taste of historical events”–29 March

“It was a wonderful presentation of the history of the house and the thought and personality of the man, Franklin”–27 March

“Very atmospheric, well done!”–26 March

“Fascinating experience”–20 March

“Tremendous in every way”–19 March

“Presentation very well done! Exceeded expectations”–16 March

“US History in London! Great!”–14 March

“What an honour to be here!”–12 March

“Brilliant! Walking in the footsteps of history!”–9 March

“Awesome! :)”–9 March

“A very well-thought out presentation, well-informed and brought to life!”–5 March

“Really fascinating & unique interpretation of a historic house”–5 March

“A unique experience that was full of amazing history”–5 March

“Loved the live interaction”–2 March

“The historical experience was very engaging”–1 March

“Exciting to walk in Franklin's footsteps! :)”–24 February

“Most interesting and very informative”–24 February

“Excellent presentation, informative, and inspiring”–23 February

“It was something which added greatly to our knowledge”–22 February

“An excellent attraction, informative, and carefully restored”–21 February

“A novel and effective way of bringing history to life”–19 February

“It was wonderful to hear and learn the British side of Franklin!”–16 February

“Most novel old house museum experience, great!”–15 February

“Much appreciated - bit of history - well done - unique presentation”–15 February

“Really good way of telling a story, thank you”–14 February

“Fascinating glimpses of a great 18th century man”–9 February

“Wonderful way of developing a knowledge about Franklin. History, Costumes, Atmosphere - Well Done ”–8 February

“Wonderful.  The best history lesson I've had”–8 February

“It brought the 18th century to life.... Just the right balance between information and humour”–6 February

“Great experience, lovely storytelling. Thank you!”–2 February

“Great – Different take on history”–2 February

“Very informative - makes history interesting”–31 January

“A fascinating and very unusual presentation”–31 January

“Brilliant. A gem”–31 January

“A different experience making the most of what you have. Well done, enjoyed the visit very much”–25 January

“Beautifully presented memory of a great man”–25 January

“Unexpected discovery + a very interesting find”–24 January

“Unusual presentation....Really enjoyed learning history this way”–24 January

“Very interesting and well acted. Informative and entertaining”–23 January

“Nice compliment to Ben!”–19 January

“It was outstanding!”–19 January

“So very interesting and engaging. Live theater brilliant”–17 January

“This must be one of the best kept secrets in London”–16 January

“Informative, the untold half of the story”–10 January

“Very creative way of explaining history”–8 January

“Beautifully paced storytelling”–8 January

“Creativity, Simplicity! Authenticity!”–4 January

“Really worthwhile! Very enlightening”–4 January

“Learnt a lot about Franklin and his impact”–3 January

“Thank you so much for a moving recreation of history”–2 January

“Very good acting, factual and emotional”–2 January


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