The door to the house can be opened with the Ridgefield gate key carried by Arkansas, the sniper located in the destroyed building in Minefield. Otherwise, the Lone Wanderer can try picking the Hard (75 lockpick skill) lock.
- D.C. Journal of Internal Medicine - In the master bedroom on the desk.
- Two pre-War books - One in the master bedroom on the desk, the second in the room that contains a TV and a radio on the bookshelf.
The Benson house appears only in Fallout 3.