Ben Franklin's Electric Birthday Party

Event Date: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Event Info
$12 adults: $10 students and seniors
Contact Phone or Email:
Recommended Age: 
Grades K-12
Editor's Pick: 

Families are invited to help celebrate Ben Franklin's 312th birthday at the International Printing Museum. 

Visitors can print out his famous sayings on antique printing presses, make their own almanac and take tours of the museum's beautiful collection of "working" vintage printing equipment and machines. Demonstrations of some of these machines go on all day.

Ben Franklin himself makes an appearance in the museum's theatre, where he speaks about his life and inventions. Watch as he performs some electrical experiments on his Electro-static Generator  - with shocking results!

11am The Inventive Dr. Franklin – family-friendly version
1pm The Inventive Dr. Franklin  - suitable for high school and above.
2:15 pm -  Q&A with the Revolutionary personalities about their lives and times

Cake & refreshments included!

International Printing Museum
315 W. Torrance Blvd.
90745 Carson , CA
Phone: 310 515-7166
33° 50' 32.5788" N, 118° 16' 56.1864" W
Event Tags: 
Event Age: