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One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home to the Liberty Bell, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Independence Hall.
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143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818
City Centre East
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Before July 4th 1776 the world was organized with God at the top, monarchs right below, then aristocrats, property owners, other free citizens, and slaves at the bottom. Inequality was the natural order. The Declaration of Independence changed all that, not only for the USA,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rafaelp467
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really neat pieces of history that can be seen and experience. We loved looking at them and reading the short, but descriptive information near the different displays. The Liberty Bell is amazing! We felt a bit awkward though, as we were those tourist who weren't...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank croker10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

With the federal government shut down - we were not able to get inside the buildings or have a guided tour , but we still learnt so much by just being able to walk around the park and all of the historical buildings. There are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sandranE3547VN
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You cannot come to Philadelphia for the first time without spending some time in the old historic district. The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and the like are right in this area. Absolutely a must.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed 1 week ago

For many years my husband and his family lived close to this national treasure, so we have seen it many times as a family This year we were not allowed in due to the government shut down, but on our next trip we will make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank foodie412
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are many things to see here. Beautiful area to walk around and see the sites. Lots of historical characters dressed up and wondering around the park. Eager to offer information and picture opportunities.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lisarR482TZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Because of the shutdown we couldn’t get close and see the bell but we’re still able to walk the grounds. Hoping our next visit to Philly we will be able to see more and take the tour. Grounds were still upkept and there was good...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 960abbyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is allot of history and many sites to see packed into this area of Philly so take the time to see the bell. Get the story behind the bell also rather than just seeing the bell.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank imdarkside
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the real deal and historically significant. It's free, so this really deserves a stop on your Philadelphia trip itinerary. The tours are great and the exhibits are well done. Did I mention they were free and authentic? The information is also digestible, so...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JRIZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is probably the most sacred ground for the birth of USA where it now houses the Liberty Bell, the Independence Hall where the Declaration of Independence and the constitution were debated. It also houses other places of historic importance such as a tavern...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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guillermolisa
February 12, 2018|
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Response from jenlef | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can see a map at the National Park Service website of everything at Independence Park.
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Brigette P
January 16, 2018|
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Response from shannono660 | Reviewed this property |
Yes open till 6 pm. But I’d triple check before going down. It’s a great experience.
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262aprilg
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Mcveefly | Reviewed this property |
No, you will need to park and do yourself a favor: take another form of transport to get to that downtown area.
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