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Independence Visitor Center
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

This center offers information and tickets to area sites, a small cafe, exhibits, and restrooms. People are friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

If you are coming for the historical sites & buildings (and didn't do your homework, like me) this is the best place to start. The park service people were very helpful and informative. You get your free tix here for Independence Hall tour as well. Nice gift shop, too.

Thank Sherry L
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Get your FREE tickets to see Independence Hall from the National Park rangers here.

Note that there are numerous kiosks in the building which sell tickets to other attractions. Don't get suckered in if your intent is only to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

Thank Patricia B
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

It was fun at the visitor center. A lot of shopping and interesting stuff! I liked the Rocky statue! We saw the man playing the musical instrument Dulcimer, it was fun!

Thank Pinay P
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

My wife and I visited the Independence Visitor Center to get an overview of what historic Philadelphia has to offer. It has two small theaters which show informative films touting the events that formed our country. It is within two blocks of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. It is a good starting point to begin the historic touring of downtown Philadelphia.

Thank Razorfish
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