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August 22, 2013

The Benjamin Franklin Museum In Independence National Historical Park Reopens To The Public, Saturday, August 24

It’s official. Ben is back. Dedicated to the life, times and legacy of Philadelphia’s statesman, inventor and revolutionary, the Benjamin Franklin Museum is set to reopen on Saturday, August 24 following a major two-year revitalization. As the only museum in the world dedicated to the life, times and legacy of Philadelphia’s extraordinary Founding Father, the […]

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August 1, 2013

Coming Attraction: The Benjamin Franklin Museum In Independence National Historical Park Will Reopen This Month, August 24

Ben is coming back. Dedicated to the life, times and legacy of Philadelphia’s statesman, inventor and revolutionary, the Benjamin Franklin Museum is set to reopen on August 24 following a major two-year revitalization. With free admission on August 24 and 25, the National Park Service’s newly opened museum in Independence National Historic Park welcomes the […]

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December 31, 2012

Looking Ahead: 13 Reasons You’ll Want To Be In Philadelphia In 2013

What a year it’s been for Philadelphia. 2012 saw Anthony Bourdain film his first-ever TV episode here, the Penn Museum turn 125, the Academy of Natural Sciences turn 200, a snazzy new hotel open on Independence Mall, one of the world’s most renowned art collections open its doors right on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and […]

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May 6, 2011

Last Chance To Visit The Franklin Underground Museum In Independence National Historical Park Before It Closes For An 18-Month Renovation

The Franklin Underground Museum, the only museum completely dedicated to the life and legacy of Benjamin Franklin, located at Franklin Court at Independence National Historical Park, will be undergoing an 18-month, $20 million renovation starting June 1. While the courtyard and other buildings, including the unique steel ghost structure outlining the spot where Franklin’s house […]

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