Benjamin Franklin National Memorial and Jordan Lobby

The Benjamin Franklin Rotunda at The Franklin Institute set up to host an event.

Benjamin Franklin Memorial Hall

Imagine your show-stopping corporate event or your one-of-a-kind social affair under the attentive eye of Benjamin Franklin himself. As the centerpiece of the museum, the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial has been a popular location for distinctive events hosted by Fortune 500 companies, United States Presidents, foreign dignitaries, and local businesses. Inspired by the Roman Pantheon, the Memorial is home to a 20-foot tall statue of Benjamin Franklin, which sits beneath an 82-foot domed ceiling and gold gilded oculus.

The event space is dramatically framed by 16 marble columns, and offers state-of-the-art audio visual capabilities. The lighting and audio features can be customized to illuminate and enhance your event with clarity and elegance. The Benjamin Franklin National Memorial can be paired with Jordan Lobby or Bartol Atrium to enhance your event and to seamlessly move your party from pre to post dinner festivities.

Jordan Lobby

Serving as your stately entrance, Jordan Lobby adds to the grandeur and history of the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial. It is the ideal companion area for pre and post events held on the main level of the museum. The lobby’s marble floors and high, hand-painted linen ceiling add a sense of elegance to any function. Jordan Lobby is equally suitable for weddings.

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  • Franklin Hall and Jordan Lobby Floor PlanBenjamin Franklin Memorial Hall 

    Cocktail/Reception: 600 people

    Seated Dinner: 340 people

    Theater: 680 people

    5,184 sq. feet

    Jordan Lobby 

    Cocktail/Reception: 130 people

    Seated Dinner: 100 people

    2,516 sq. feet