B. Free Franklin Post Office & Museum

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The B. Free Franklin Post office is the only free colonial-themed post office operated by the US Postal Service in existence. It also proves itself in staying true to the period in which it was...  Read More


  • Family-Friendly Museums, Historic Sites: "This building is definitely more of a museum than a fully operational post office, so remember that they have mailing limitations and restrictions should you be looking for extensive postal services."
  • Best for Family-Friendly Museums Because: This museum is near many Old City historic sites, and a quick visit lets your group in on what the first post office was like.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: While many of the historical buildings located in Philadelphia are no longer in use, this one is unique in that it is still operational.

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