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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 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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As featured in 3 Days in Philadelphia
Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Centre East
+1 215-965-2305
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Reviewed today

We visited on a Saturday in February. No tickets were required and it is free. Before your tour you must go through security (bag check and metal detector). Then you wait outside for your tour to start. We waited about 10 minutes. Later in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ammomof3
Reviewed today

No trip to Philadelphia is complete without a visit to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Our Park Service guide was entertaining and instructive.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stu454
Reviewed today via mobile

Brought 23 high school students here for the tour. It was surprisingly short, thought it would be longer but it was still powerfully historic and gave feeling to the history of the Declaration of Independence. It was very easy to find and tickets were not...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MackBuffalo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Myself and my fiancée had a day to spend after a cancelled flight to Ireland so we took in a few sights in Philadelphia. We found the Independence Hall experience to be extremely informative and were honoured to be able to witness such a massive...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank KensterC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a good place to visit in Philly. Comes from the history etc. But 2 negative points: 1. We had to stand in the line for almost 40 minutes to enter (so cold outside) and so many people when we tried to take pictures

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must stop by all who visit Philadelphia. History still alive. The liberty bell represents what our country meant and still means today.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice to visit as it concerns the base of the United States. The rangers can tell nice stories. However do not expect too much of it the tour takes 15-20 minutes

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank josz134
Reviewed 1 week ago

In many ways..the most important piece of metal in Philly! When you see it up close, you will think it is smaller than you would expect... then you keep looking at it...and you see how real it is... and think about it coming to life...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KPT97
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right by the liberty bell. We were able to walk right in to the security area with no line on a Friday afternoon. They take groups in for a twenty minute presentation so we did have to wait about 15 minutes for the next tour....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank teach1211
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where the US Declaration of Independence was bought into being by George Washington. The 2nd capital of US

Date of experience: February 2019
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Sheyla C
October 6, 2018|
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Response from scigliam | Reviewed this property |
I suggest during the morning of working days, starting from November. Less crowded.
July 3, 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
May 14, 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