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Benjamin Franklin Museum

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Benjamin Franklin Museum – Next to the site of the Founding Father’s home, this museum celebrates Franklin’s legacy with artifacts, computer animations and interactive displays that explore the inventor-statesman-philosopher’s life and character. Day-of tickets are available at the door and cost $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 4 to 16. Admission is free for children three and under. 317 Chestnut Street, (215) 965-2305, nps.gov/inde

Three city blocks from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin’s onetime home and workspaces are fully wheelchair accessible via entrances on Market and Chestnut Streets. There’s an accessible restroom on the first floor; an elevator accesses the museum itself. Throughout the exhibit are tactile objects to explore via touch.