Ben Franklin: Son of Boston

Portrait of Benjamin Franklin (detail) by David Martin; Public Domain

Upcoming Tours

  • Sunday, July 2, 2017 - 3:00pm

Ticket Information

General Admission: $15
Boston By Foot Members: $5

Tour lasts 90 minutes.


Ben Franklin: Son of Boston

Celebrate and learn about the life of Benjamin Franklin by walking among the sites of his homes and haunts in Colonial Boston. 

In his day, Benjamin Franklin was America's greatest scientist, inventor, diplomat, humorist, statesman, and entrepreneur. Ben was born in Boston, came of age in Philadelphia, and was the darling of Paris. From his many inventions, creations of civic, philanthropic, and educational institutions, to his roles in the founding of America, his legacy is immeasurable.

Schedule 2017

Sunday, July 2, 2017 3:00pm - 4:30pm

This tour can be scheduled as a private tour at any time. Call 617.367.2345 or use our private tour webform to learn more.