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Located in The Franklin Institute Science Museum in Philadelphia, the Ben Franklin National Memorial is a 20-foot high marble statue that commands visitors' attention as they enter Memorial Hall. The hall, originally opened in 1938, was designed by architect John T. Windrim and was created to reflect the design of the Pantheon in Rome. The stunning memorial was sculpted by James Earle Fraser from 1906 to 1911, and sits on a white Seravazza marble pedestal. The remainder of the room, including floors, walls and columns, are made up of rare marble that was imported from Portugal, Italy and France. Although this colossal monument is viewed by thousands of visitors each year, it is not listed on the National Register of Historic Places, unlike many other national monuments. Instead, the statue is affiliated with the National Park Service.As you venture past the memorial, you will find many of Franklin's original possessions including a mystery clock, a gift he received while in Paris, his composing table and several original publications.Since its opening seven decades ago, the Memorial has attracted more than 30 million visitors. Currently, the area is undergoing a $3.8-million renovation that includes a historical refurbishment, new lighting and audio/visual systems. Admission to Memorial Hall is free.

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Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square - Philadelphia 1800 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.18 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~3 minutes walking
  • 4 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 22 suites
  • Great service
  • Wifi quality could be improved
From$119
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Rittenhouse Hotel : 210 West Rittenhouse Sq. 210 West Rittenhouse Sq., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.23 miles south of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~4 minutes walking
  • Luxury 5-star Downtown hotel
  • Fitness center on property
  • Popular among business travelers
  • The majority of guests said the beds were comfortable
From$199
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Sofitel Philadelphia : 120 South 17th St. 120 South 17th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.28 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~5 minutes walking
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • 306 rooms in hotel
From$175
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Club Quarters in Philadelphia 1628 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.31 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~5 minutes walking
  • High end hotel
From$201
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Hotel Palomar Philadelphia : 117 South 17th St. 117 South 17th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.32 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~5 minutes walking
  • Four-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 8 meeting rooms
  • Most guests said rooms were clean
  • Good wifi
From$101
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The Westin Philadelphia 99 South 17th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.32 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~5 minutes walking
  • 4 star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 12 meeting rooms
  • Relatively high internet cost
  • Room cleanliness is acceptable
From$129
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The Logan Philadelphia Curio Collection by Hilton : 1 Logan Sq. 1 Logan Sq., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.35 miles northeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~6 minutes walking
  • 4-star Downtown property
  • 9 meeting rooms in property
From$199
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Embassy Suites Philadelphia Center City 1776 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.35 miles northeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~6 minutes walking
  • Four-star Downtown property
  • Comp. Breakfast
  • Good service
  • Good alcoholic drinks
The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square 220 South 17th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.36 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~6 minutes walking
  • Originally constructed in 1926, the The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square provides an elegant stay during your time in this vibrant city. The hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is situated in the world-renowned Rittenhouse Square. The The Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square boasts a fully equipped fitness center, and a full-service hair and nail salon, among many other outstanding amenities. Your well-appointed guest room features a Sleep Number bed, 32-inch plasma screen television and a marble bath.
  • Four star Downtown property
  • Hotel has 12 floors
The Windsor Suites in Philadelphia 1700 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.36 miles northeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~6 minutes walking
  • Less than a mile from Amtrak's 30th Street Station and a short drive from Philadelphia International Airport, The Windsor Suites is the perfect location for your stay in this vibrant city. The The Windsor Suites is located on the beautiful Benjamin Franklin Parkway, near famous museums, world-class shopping and a wide variety of cultural attractions. Boasting complimentary Internet access in each room, a sparkling rooftop swimming pool and a state-of-the-art exercise facility, you're sure to keep busy throughout your stay at The Windsor Suites. A fully equipped kitchen, work desk, luxurious bath amenities and a coffee maker are just a few of the amenities offered in your guest room.
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 200 rooms in hotel
From$128
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Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia 1 Logan Sq., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.39 miles northeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~7 minutes walking
  • 4-star Downtown hotel
  • Hotel has 364 rooms
From$150
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Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown 201 North 17th St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 ~0.44 miles northeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~7 minutes walking
  • Just steps away from Love Park, the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia Museum of Arts and several corporate headquarters, the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center puts you in the heart of it all. You're sure to be entertained with recreational opportunities such as an indoor pool, fitness center and outdoor jogging path. Your spacious guest room at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center boasts the Sheraton Sweet Sleeper bed, in-room video games, coffee maker, hairdryer, iron with ironing board, and high-speed Internet access.
  • 3-star Downtown property
  • 26 floors in property
The Dwight D a City House Hotel 256 South 16th St., Philadelphia, PA 19102 ~0.47 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~8 minutes walking
  • Expensive Downtown property
  • 7 rooms in hotel
Le Meridien Philadelphia : 1421 Arch St. 1421 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19102 ~0.52 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~9 minutes walking
  • High-end Convention Center hotel
  • Has environment-friendly policy See more
  • No Wifi
  • Room is all right
From$139
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The Ritz Carlton Philadelphia Ten Ave. of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA 19102 ~0.54 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~9 minutes walking
  • Luxury 5 star Downtown hotel
  • Gym is available on property
  • About half of guests were satisfied with the proximity to shopping
  • No new soap
From$249
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Aloft Philadelphia Downtown
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104 North Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 ~0.57 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~10 minutes walking
  • 3 star Convention Center property
  • 17 floors in property
Hyatt at the Bellevue - Philadelphia 220 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19102 ~0.58 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~10 minutes walking
  • Comfortable nestled on the famous Avenue of the Arts, Park Hyatt Philadelphia is a perfect combination of old-world charm and modern amenities. This European-style hotel makes your stay a welcome one with a European-style, 24-hour concierge service, a state-of-the-art fitness center, full-service salon and spa, and a stunning wine cellar. Your luxurious guest room at Park Hyatt Philadelphia offers a minibar, individual climate control, a 25-inch television, plush bathrobes, AM/FM clock radio and high-speed Internet access.
  • Expensive Downtown hotel
  • 172 sleeping rooms in hotel
From$169
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Philadelphia Downtown Courtyard by Marriott : 21 North Juniper St. 21 North Juniper St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 ~0.60 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~10 minutes walking
  • A $75-million restoration has made the Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown one of the city's premier hotels. The venue is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and perfectly combines its 1920s charm with state-of-the-art technology. Bronze works and marble furnishings adorn the lobby, while a fitness center, swimming pool, lounge and restaurant keep you entertained throughout your stay. Your comfortable guest room at the Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown boasts individual climate control, iron with ironing board, luxurious bedding, a pull-out sofa bed and hair dryer.
  • Three Star Downtown hotel
  • 498 rooms in property
  • Most guests liked the big bathroom
  • Friendly service
From$139
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Cambria Hotel & Suites Philadelphia Downtown : 219 South Broad St.
+1-866-221-8581
219 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 ~0.61 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~10 minutes walking
  • Affordable Downtown property
  • Has environment-friendly policy See more
Doubletree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City 237 South Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19107 ~0.63 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum / ~11 minutes walking
  • Three Star Downtown property
  • Hotel has an eco-friendly policy See policy
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1. Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse SquareThe Sonesta Philadelphia Rittenhouse Square is a favored 4-Star hotel located ~0.2 mi. east of Franklin Institute Science Museum and roughly a 3 minute hike by foot. Recent hotel guests gave this hotel an aggregate guest review score of 4/5.4 /5 Guest Reviews
2. Rittenhouse HotelThe Rittenhouse Hotel is a leading 5 star hotel located approx. 0.2 miles south of Franklin Institute Science Museum and approximately a 3 min. walk by foot. With a aggregate guest review score of 4.5 out of 5, this makes it one of the most outstanding hotels close to Franklin Institute Science Museum.4.5 /5 Guest Reviews
3. Sofitel PhiladelphiaThe Sofitel Philadelphia is an in demand 4 star hotel located approx. 0.3 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum and approximately a 5 min. hike by foot. Recent travelers gave this hotel an aggregate guest review score of 4.5 out of 5.4.5 /5 Guest Reviews
4. Club Quarters in PhiladelphiaThe Club Quarters in Philadelphia is an in demand 4 star hotel located approx. 0.3 miles east of Franklin Institute Science Museum and approximately a 5 min. hike by foot. With a aggregate guest review score of 4 out of 5, this makes it one of the most desirable accommodations close to Franklin Institute Science Museum.4 /5 Guest Reviews
5. Hotel Palomar PhiladelphiaThe Hotel Palomar Philadelphia is a 4 star hotel located about 0.3 miles southeast of Franklin Institute Science Museum and approximately a 5 min. walk. Recent travelers gave this hotel an avg. guest review rating of 4.5 out of 5.4.5 /5 Guest Reviews

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