The Franklin Residences

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 25 reviews

A great, fun tour. Interesting and informative. Great guide.

Took the tour with my wife, adult daughters and an out-of-town guest. We all enjoyed the tour. It was a good mix of Philadelphia and US history, some ghost stories and stories about brothels and prostitutes. Definitely "R" rated. Not for children or prudes. Our guide was a young woman with masters degree in history. She was great. My wife and I grew up in Philadelphia and are quite familiar with colonial Philadelphia and 18th and 19th century Philadelphia history, but still learned new things from the tour. I highly recommend this tour. A fun 90+ minutes; well worth the cost.

Our tour guide, Sarah was funny and informative. Despite it being an insanely cold night in Philly she definitely kept the momentum going with stories I never heard of. Not advised to bring your children as it goes against everything they have learned in their text books in school. I'm glad my husband and I braved the cold to have fun!

It was a really informative tour with some humor thrown in here and there. Our tour guide, Terry, was very interesting and had some great facts and stories about the area. Remember it is an outdoor tour, so make sure you dress accordingly. Would definitely recommend this tour to others.

Brittany our tour guide was fantastic. She was enthusiastic, interactive and very knowledgeable. I had a fabulous time, despite the cold weather.

It was the most interesting and informative tour I have been on . Sarah the tour guide was hilarious and the entire tour was very entertaining