Deal Feed: Celebrate Ben Franklin’s Birthday With A Weekend Of Free Admission To The Benjamin Franklin Museum Presented By, Friday Through Sunday, January 17-19

Help celebrate Ben's birthday by taking advantage of's offer of free admission to the statesman's namesake museum for an entire weekend, January 17-19. (Photo by J. Fusco for Visit Philadelphia)

If a penny saved is a penny earned, than folks who visit the Benjamin Franklin Museum from January 17 through 19 will earn all kinds of coins.

In celebration of Benjamin Franklin’s 308th birthday this year, presents free admission for visitors to the recently reopened Old City museum for three days this month.

Dedicated to the life and times of Philadelphia statesman, inventor and revolutionary, the Benjamin Franklin Museum reopened this past August following a major two-year revitalization.

As the only museum in the world dedicated to the legacy of one of Philadelphia’s most extraordinary Founding Fathers, the Benjamin Franklin Museum brings visitors closer to his genius with a rare, in-depth biographical look at Franklin’s life as a private citizen, diplomat, philosopher and more.

So mark Benjamin Franklin’s birthday weekend with a visit to his namesake museum — for free!

Complimentary admission begins on Friday, January 17 and runs through Sunday, January 19. Visitors can simply arrive at the museum anytime during operating hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., to take advantage of the deal.

Plus, throughout the weekend look for additional activities celebrating Ben, including a parade, multimedia presentations and a birthday party with free cake.

Stay tuned for more on Franklin’s birthday celebrations, and check right here for information on how you can walk in the famous Founding Father’s footsteps any day of the year.

Free Admission to the Benjamin Franklin Museum, Presented by
When: January 17-19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Where: Franklin Court, enter through Market or Chestnut Streets, between 3rd and 4th streets
Cost: Free
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  1. wish you had things during the week not really convenient for people whom have to work the weekend too bad

  2. Hi Margery,

    Thanks for reaching out! We cover lots of events that happen during the week. Click here for our weeknight (and weekend) nightlife roundup.

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