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City Hall

Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-686-2840
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Located at the exact geographical center of Philadelphia, City Hall is perhaps the nation’s largest and most elaborate seat of municipal government, topped by the famous statue of William Penn. Located in the building's East Portal in Room 121, the City Hall Visitor Center provides the opportunity for visitors to experience this architectural treasure. Tickets for interior and tower tours are available here, as well as tickets to other city attractions, and visitor essentials including maps, brochures, souvenirs and trip itineraries.
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Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
City Center West
+1 215-686-2840
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took a two hour tour that did not include the observation tower due to renovations. This did not take away from the experience at all. If you have any interest in architecture this should be first on your list, if you enjoy history, this should...More

Thank travelgalAvon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The area in front of city hall now has beautiful fountains and lawn in the warm months and a skating rink and Christmas village in the winter months. It is truly beautiful and has changed the vibe on that block. Worth a visit

Thank lizzybank
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I only saw the outside due to renovations but the architecture is amazing, the people holding up the centre is inspiring and the water fountains are fun to walk through.

Thank Lydia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take the time and walk around the building and look at it's beauty. It is by far the best looking building in the city. If you are in Center City, take the time to walk by and admire.

Thank Steinbrenner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most recognizable structures in Philadelphia. A must see historical site for a great city and a great place to watch the Philadelphia Government do it's business.

Thank Eperor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About six blocks to Liberty Bell and very near Reading Terminal Market for lunch and shopping. For a working City Hall it is tourist friendly.

Thank GPS4ME
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The architecture draws your eye and keeps it there. We were unable to go inside, but thoroughly enjoyed walking around and through this interesting building. There's a lot to see! Definitely worth the time.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful, compelling period architecture set among glass high-rise buildings near the museum district. Nice juxtaposition; it draws you over there. Public art all over the area, from Ben Franklin at his printing press to a plaza filled with huge gaming pieces for chess, dominoes, bingo,...More

Thank Becky O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we were unable to tour the interior during our trip the exterior is quite spectacular and was worth checking out on its own.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took my young daughter to center city for some shopping and lunch. We were going to take the el home from city hall and discovered Dillworth Plaza. Very nice surprise. She had a blast playing in the fountain and in the grassy area. I...More

Thank JennO1349
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Is city hall open on Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, 2016?
24 October 2016|
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Response from Alexander K | Reviewed this property |
I even called them to confirm - no tours are scheduled for that day.
Liz M
is city hall open on Monday, Feb 15 Presidents day?
13 February 2016|
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Response from Joseph W C | Reviewed this property |
It won't be open in observance of Presidents' Day
Liz M
IS City Hall open on Monday, Feb 15, Presidents Day?
13 February 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry... City offices...etc are closed.