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Independence Visitor Center

599 Market St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1518
+1 800-537-7676
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The Independence Visitor Center is the gateway to America's Most Historic Square Mile. Located in the heart of Independence National Historical Park, the official Visitor Center of the region is the exclusive location to pick up free-timed tickets to tour Independence Hall. The Independence Visitor Center also provides visitor services and amenities, including a multilingual staff fluent in nine languages, on-site ticketing to more than 60 area attractions and tours, free regional maps and brochures, comprehensive daily event listings, and free informative historical films and wireless internet access. The Visitor Center is also the primary point of orientation for the City of Philadelphia, the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (193 reviews)
“clean restrooms” (61 reviews)
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599 Market St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1518
City Centre East
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+1 800-537-7676
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"gift shop"
in 193 reviews
"clean restrooms"
in 61 reviews
"great place to start"
in 52 reviews
"liberty bell"
in 194 reviews
"free movies"
in 20 reviews
"starting point"
in 46 reviews
"tour tickets"
in 19 reviews
"information desk"
in 24 reviews
"purchase tickets"
in 26 reviews
"other attractions"
in 24 reviews
"historic philadelphia"
in 27 reviews
"timed tickets"
in 31 reviews
"across the street"
in 45 reviews
"old city"
in 20 reviews
"american history"
in 21 reviews
"visitors"
in 198 reviews
"philly"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited here on Tuesday and have to say whilst we did not venture into any of the exhibits it was an excellent building There is a wonderful gift shop inside with many nice pieces to remember your visit as well as handmade sweet treats such...More

Thank Conor01
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visitor centre on 6th and market street in the park is free and very informative on the history of the USA. It is a long low one story modern space with lots of glass. You can walk through displays of posters to read with...More

Thank MarOReilly
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the time of our visit an entire section was under construction which was a shame but hopefully good things will come of it. The staff were helpful, and information on things to do, where to do, and how to do were all over the...More

Thank Robin v
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was amazing and so was the facility, this should be your first stop to start your day! Thankfully I didn't miss anything because of their assistance!

Thank phinal99
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited a number of such Centres in various countries as a start to our City visit and would say that the best we have encountered was in Melbourne. Well today we found it’s equal, friendly staff, full of knowledge and eager to help....More

Thank bsandrs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was very nice to be able to go to the visitor center and see how things work. The staff were very nice and helpful. This was an enjoyable part of out explorations.

Thank Sue P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy place for information, cafes and bus trips out and about. Be warned - its quite warm even on an early Summers Day! Central location

Thank LivingElements
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hall is new, modern and clean. There is an information desk where most visitors questions can be answered. And importantly, there are public restroom facilities available.

Thank umcpastor
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

PIcked up our independence hall tickets here and literally spent 5 minutes looking at the gift shop and then left. Undergoing some renovation so may be better when construction is finished.

Thank swansfromBoston
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the nearby Liberty Bell, we were thrilled to find nearby clean bathrooms in the visitor center.

Thank Kate S
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Karen T
2 May 2018|
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Hi, you cannot do it on the streets around, or there are very few. There's a parking garage, more than 10 levels just a block away. Book it through Spot Hero app for best rates. We got around 15$ for whole day, 9 am - 9 pm.
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Good morning! I believe you are referring to snagging the timed tickets for Independence Hall. You can call 1-877-444-6777 or visit recreation.gov to purchase tickets. Please note, that only 40% of tickets are able to... More
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