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The Underground Museum at Franklin Court remains closed for renovations. It is scheduled to reopen in late summer 2013 as the Benjamin Franklin Museum, featuring exhibits, artifacts and computer interactives all about Ben Franklin. The Printing Office and Post Office are open during the construction. Beginning May 20, 2013, access to the Printing Office will be from the 320 Market Street door. There will be no access to Franklin Court from either the Market Street or Chestnut Street gates.
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Did You Know?
Both George Washington and Independence Hall were born in 1732 and both were important in the creation of the United States. Washington was Commander in Chief during the Revolutionary War and our first President. Inside Independence Hall the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were both signed.