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Inventive days out at London historic building

Published: Wednesday 4th of March 2009

Benjamin Franklin House is holding a range of events this month to give visitors an electrifying experience.

The London historic building at 36 Craven Street is the only remaining home of Benjamin Franklin, said to be the father of electricity.

During March it will be giving visitors the chance to find out more about the inventor, writer and philosopher and how he still influences lives today.

On Tuesday, 10th as part of National Science and Engineering Week, the London attraction is holding an open day with experiments for all involving lightning, canal boats and musical instruments.

Monday, 16th sees Benjamin Franklin House discuss the discovery of lightning, while on March 25th Franklin's involvement in crafting the United States constitution will be explored.

As the only statesman to have signed all four documents creating the US, Franklin was one of the key founders of the new nation in the 18th century.

London Pass holders can explore Benjamin Franklin House for free.

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