Guided tour

Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin Tour

Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin Tour

From US$ 360 per group up to 20

Discover the Philadelphia of Founding Father Benjamin Franklin and see the sights which are closely related to an important figure in U.S history.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 6 participants


The experience
  • Learn about Benjamin's Franklin's ties to the city of Philadelphia
  • Hear about Franklin's significant role in the Revolutionary War
  • Visit numerous sites related to Franklin's life
Full description
Embark on a 3-hour walking tour of Philadelphia where you will learn about the life of Benjamin Franklin. Visit sites related to Franklin's life and discover the significant impact Franklin has had on modern American history, and on the city of Philadelphia itself.  Discover more about social and political upheaval in the city during the 18th century. Along the way, visit sites such as the post office at Franklin Court, Christ Church, and the American Philosophical Society. Find out more about Franklin's life as a man of many talents, including his work as an inventor, a manager, a patron, and a scientist. Hear about his role in the Revolutionary War and international diplomacy as well as his role in the Continental Congress.
  • Guided tour led a by a local, expert guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meeting Point: Your guide will meet you in front of house number 124 in Elfreth's Alley. The Alley is located off of 2nd Street between Arch and Cherry streets.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Tour operates rain or shine
  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the tour start time at the designated meeting point
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Product ID: 299845