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Benjamin Franklin's Grave

5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-922-1695
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5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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+1 215-922-1695
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Franklin's grave is in the Christ Church Burial Grounds one block from Independence National Historical Park. The grave is visible from outside the burial grounds and through the fence on Arch Street. However, going into the burial grounds one will find seven of the signers...More

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went as part of a walking tour which was fun. I would not go to this location independently as it's a bit off the beaten path and you have to pay to get into the graveyard--very weird. It was cool to see where such...More

Thank Natnik99
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

In addition to Franklin's grace this cemetery houses 5 signers of the Declaration of Independence and Mason (as in Mason Dixon). Just a cemetery with nothing else to special. Most headstones were made from soft blue marble so they have worn blank. When I visited,...More

Thank hfujohn
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Benjamin Franklin is arguably the most important and influential American Founding Father. Politician, inventor, businessman and Philosopher; a visit to his final resting place at Christ Church burial ground is an inspirational and renewing experience. Combined with a "pilgrimage" to Independence Hall and the Liberty...More

Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We made a quick trip Philadelphia to introduce our young children to its rich history. We only had an afternoon to see its historical landmarks. As we did not have any tickets or much advanced planning, Christ Church Cemetary was a nice and easy introduction...More

Thank Stamza8
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Because of its historical value, this is a stop worth making. It is in the historic district so not out of your way, as you will be here seeing all kinds of things anyway!

Thank MaraFromToronto
Reviewed 8 April 2017

As one of the founding fathers of the US, a trip to Philadelphia would be grossly incomplete without a quick stop off at Benjamin Franklin's grave. For the astute tourist, an ironic twist appears as you near, giving a great laugh. Hint: it's about the...More

Thank Fadamos
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

If you're going to the Constitution Center and/or the Liberty Bell, then you definitely must stop here! They are all within a stones throw of one another and are a must for history buffs or folks just wanting to know more about the birth of...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Appears to be an old cemetery, however the cemetery was closed when I was there, but there is a barred fence you can still see Franklin's grave through as its right next to the side walk. It is cool to see for a minute while...More

Thank Nicholas M
Reviewed 8 March 2017

So if you are walking the Independence Mall and are on your way to the Mint or Elfreths Alley you can stop and throw a coin on the grave of one of the nations greatest Americans Benjamin Franklin. So cool to see where he is...More

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