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ll the information you need to plan your visit to Benjamin Franklin House is here. We advise booking or reserving tickets in advance.

Special Offers

Benjamin Franklin House is part of several special ticket offer promotions including the London Pass, 2 for 1 London National Rail campaign, the National Art Pass and more. Check individual promotions for details. Contact our box office on +44(0)20 7925 1405 if you have a query or would like to book tickets using a special offer.*

The Historical Experience runs at 12, 1pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm Wednesday through Sunday all year round. Click here to book tickets online through our secure system, or call the Box Office on +44 (0) 207 925 1405 (open everyday 10.30am-5pm, except Tuesdays when the House and Box Office are closed for our weekly Schools Day).

Historical Experience Tickets  
Adult £8.00
Concession (Over 65s, Friends and students) £6.00
Under 16s FREE


Each Monday, as an alternative to the Historical Experience, we offer Architectural tours about the history of Benjamin Franklin House with a guide.  The Georgian features of the 1730s building are revealed along with its fascinating history encompassing Franklin’s long residence (1757-1775), the Hewson anatomy school, and the comprehensive conservation project that saved it from dereliction.  On Monday tours run at 12, 1pm, 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.15pm. To book call the Box Office on +44 (0) 207 925 1405.

Architectural Tour Tickets  
Adult 6.00
Under 16s FREE


Walking Tours

Close by his only surviving home at 36 Craven Street are places of national and historic importance such as the Palace of Westminster, Downing Street, Westminster Abbey, and the Royal Society of Arts.  But what are the Franklin connections? Starting from Benjamin Franklin House, each Wednesday (April – November) at 10:30, participants can discover them in our new fun and informative Walking Tour. 

For example, stopping at the edge of the River Thames, they will learn that a brave young Franklin swam from Blackfriars toward Chelsea, performing in his own words "many feats of activity, both upon and under water," in contrast to today’s Londoners, who would be reticent to do likewise.  They will also discover traces of a pre-Embankment Thames, gaining insight even if they are already a London expert.

To make a booking please contact Elizabeth Ward, Operations Manager by email or by telephone 020783 92006. Walking Tours cost 5.00 per adult, no concessions apply. Under 16s are invited to take part free of charge. Please note Walking Tours run from April – November (inclusive) and by special request December – March.


*Please note we do not offer refunds on tickets paid full price online upon arrival at Benjamin Franklin House where a discount or special offer may be applicable.



National Trust members now receive a 50% discount on admission charges when they present a valid membership card. Read more about the National Trust's London and South East Partners here.  Please contact Benjamin Franklin House Box Office if you would like to book tickets with the National Trust Discount on +44 (0) 20 7925 1405


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We accept the London Pass at Benjamin Franklin House. If you are planning on visiting us on a specific date then call our box office on +44 (0) 20 7925 1405 to reserve your tickets.