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Independence Hall

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Both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed in this historic building.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
As featured in 3 Days in Philadelphia
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Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Centre East
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+1 215-965-2305
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a day to visit Philadelphia and decided to see Independence Hall and all of the nearby sites we had time for. You have to get free admission tickets for Independence Hall at the Independence Visitor Center and are assigned a tour time. Make...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A very informative tour and my first opportunity to visit. I was impressed with the curation and knowledge of the guide. Well worth the wait!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is an American staple to go see the Liberty Bell. There is no charge but you do have to go through security. A lot of background in there with pictures video and all that good stuff before you actually get to see the Liberty...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An interesting visit with a lot of reading and history to understand the history behind the liberty bell however I was expecting to see a big bell but when I saw it in person it was a lot smaller than I expected. The history was...More

Thank samantha681
Reviewed 5 days ago

A visit to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell is a must when in Philadelphia! We are not particularly into history and still were amazed by the hall. Our tour guide's name was Luke and he did a fantastic job. He was informative and animated...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful piece of history. Visiting in November has it's perks - very few people in security lines. We were able to visit second floor, which was very nice bonus. Tour guide was nice, very friendly staff. My mother couldn't join us in our visit upstairs...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neat to see the history behind this and get pictures. Make sure you set up a tour with independence hall and watch all the movies!

1  Thank Casedogg21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like history this is a must visit. Go early or you will have to wait in line to get a picture of the bell but very interesting

1  Thank Texas451
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where the USA was founded. Very rich in history. Great job on restoring and reviving the rooms and the buildings. One of the original Declaration of Independence are housed here for public viewing. Would highly recommend that every American visit this site.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see! Free tours and knowledge Park Rangers make this a great place to visit in Philly. History comes alive when you take the time to learn about how it all started

1  Thank scarymary73
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Sheyla C
7 October 2018|
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Response from Mario S | Reviewed this property |
I suggest during the morning of working days, starting from November. Less crowded.
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hydeNYC
3 July 2018|
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Response from hydeNYC |
Thanks, it's right in the city but if you see the map on the side, it shows Coatesville, PA if you browse the "browse nearby" when you are visiting Coatesville or the area. If you filter by attraction, it shows Liberty Bell... More
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USParkLover
14 May 2018|
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Response from JJUk2011 | Reviewed this property |
We couldn't get tickets for the tour either but we were still able to go round some of the premises and museum freely, this was late afternoon but i cannot recall the exact time - good luck
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