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Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 USA

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“20 foot statue of Ben Franklin”

The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, a 20’ statue of Ben Franklin, resides within the Franklin Institute. Sculpted by James Earle Fraser from 1906 to 1911, the statue of our former statesman, writer, and inventor weighs an impressive 30 tons and is seated on a 92-ton pedestal of white Seravezza marble. Dedicated in 1938 and designated a national memorial in 1972, it serves as the focal point of the Memorial Hall, which was designed by John T. Windrim. The Hall itself is 82’ in length, width, and height, with a 1600-ton domed ceiling, and marble walls, ceilings, and columns.

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Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

222 N 20th St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
19106 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
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