Sights and Attractions near Benjamin Franklin House

ADDRESS
, 36 Craven Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N 5NF
OPENING TIMES
Wed to Sun 12pm-5pm | Guided tours take place on Mondays at 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:15 & 16:15 (pre-booking is advised).
PRICES
7 (Adult), FREE (Under 16s) | Historical Experience: adults 7, conc 5 | Archictectural Tour: 3.50 | Under 16s free at all times
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still... More
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 8 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street,... More
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 13 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the... More
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Photographers' Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16-18 Ramillies Street, Soho, London W1F | 15 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
The Photographers' Gallery - Britain's leading centre for contemporary photography - emerged from a 3.6 million pound redesign in May 2012 revealing the work of... More
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 19 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named... More
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 24 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There... More
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 25 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since... More
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Portman Square
London > Attractions
W1H | 29 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
This private garden square in Marylebone offers a secluded and peaceful place to get away from it all. On the north side three... More
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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 34 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Purple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square
London > Attractions
King's Cross, London N1C | 35 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Set between King's Cross and St Pancras stations, Pancras Square is a public square with restaurants, offices, green space and a gently flowing stepped water... More
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2.3 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow... More
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Paddington Central
London > Attractions
1A Sheldon Square, W2 | 2.5 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to... More
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Pump House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Battersea Park, SW11 | 2.5 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
Built in 1861, the Pump House Gallery was originally a Victorian water tower supplying water to the lakes and cascades in Battersea Park. Following renovation,... More
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.6 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Hill
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Primrose Hill Road, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 2.6 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
This small, grassy, hilly park, boasting fantastic views over London, has become increasingly popular with the young, the trendy and the famous – particularly from... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paddington Central
London > Attractions
Sheldon Square, Paddington, London W2 | 2.6 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to big businesses... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potemkin Theatre
London > Attractions > Sights
55 Laburnum Street, Columbia & Brunswick Wharf, E2 | 3 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
A bold, geometric canal-side structure attached to the top of a Haggerston warehouse has been awarded the 2019 Antepavilion Architecture Prize. London's newest theatre, the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3.5 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
735 Fulham Road, SW6 | 3.9 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
All Fulham mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take their babies here to... More
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Plus One Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Piper Building, Peterborough Road, Belgravia, London SW6 | 4.1 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
Within the iconic Piper building, known for the large panels on the outside of the building by the famous British artist John Piper... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paynes and Borthwick Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
15 Borthwick Street, SE8 | 4.6 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
Two wharves, Paynes, built in 1860, and Borthwick, built in 1934, both mostly demolished in 2004, have been incorporated into a 120 million riverside development.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pagoda at Kew
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kew Gardens, TW9 | 7.3 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
The ornate Pagoda at Kew affords spectacular views across the botanical gardens and beyond, across the rooftops of London. If you visit the gardens it... More
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PM Gallery and House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 | 7.9 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
Bought by the architect John Soane in 1800, Pitzhanger Manor house - which now includes the PM Gallery and House - was to become the... More
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Pottery Cafe
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
322 Richmond Road, East Twickenham, TW1 | 8.8 miles from Benjamin Franklin House
All Richmond mums know and love the Pottery Cafe - it's practically a rite of passage for new mums to take... More
Proud Galleries - Central
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Benjamin Franklin House
Proud Central reopened as The Strand Gallery in 2010. Alex Proud started out as a Japanese antiques dealer but a twist of fate led Proud... More
Pierre Granche's Canadian War Memorial
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Green Park, St James's, London SW1A | 8 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
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Portcullis House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Portcullis House, home to 210 MPs, is Parliament's newest building - it was officially opened in February 2001. Its prominent positioning opposite Big Ben and... More
Parliament Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster Bridge, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Located outside the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey, Parliament Square occupies a politically significant position and has often been the focus of protest and... More
Pace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-10 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 10 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
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Portland Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8 Bennet Street, St James's, London SW1A | 13 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House
Founded in 1984, Portland Gallery specialises in Modern British and Contemporary paintings. There are regular exhibitions held at this West End gallery and specialist areas... More
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National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House

With landmark loans from the likes of the Wallace Collection along with six paintings jointly owned by the National Gallery ...More

 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 3 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House

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Theatre | Until 5th September 2020 

Garrick Theatre 4 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House

A hit for the Donmar in 2014 when it ran as the theatre's Christmas production, Cy Coleman and David Zippel's ...More

 
Waitress
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Theatre | Until 4th July 2020 

Adelphi Theatre 4 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House

Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker ...More

 
Leopoldstadt
Leopoldstadt
Theatre | Until 13th June 2020 

Wyndham's Theatre 5 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House

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Magic Mike Live
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The Hippodrome 6 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the ...More

 
Jack Absolute Flies Again
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Theatre | Until 20th June 2020 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 6 minutes walk from Benjamin Franklin House

Oliver Chris and Richard Bean - the writer responsible for One Man, Two Guvnors - present their new play, Jack ...More

 

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