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Independence Hall

Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-965-2305
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Both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed in this historic building.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“liberty bell” (1,188 reviews)
“american history” (438 reviews)
“visitor center” (415 reviews)
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Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
+1 215-965-2305
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Reviewed yesterday

We really learned a lot from Independence Hall about the Liberty Bell and all that it stands for. Our 9-year old daughter really took this experience in as we were visiting from Texas and our time here might have been as valuable as what she...More

Thank EGRap
Reviewed 4 days ago

Such an historic place, it's worth doing if you can, but tickets can be difficult to get. You are shown just the two main rooms of the ground floor with a ranger. The group size is large and the talk/tour itself lasts no more than...More

1  Thank Marieka86
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very informative for school trips, visitors and historians. Free entry to see the Bell and get phot's taken however queues can grow quickly so allow time. Please be considerate when taking pictures with the Liberty bell as no organised system so a free for all...More

Thank JJUk2011
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You can not go to Philadelphia and miss this place, specially if you’re American. Philadelphia is not only the birthplace of the USA but also the beginning of western democracies as we understand them today and everything started at the Independence Hall. Besides, the visit...More

Thank luis P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Located in a small museum in a small plaza, it is very impressive. Interactive kiosks tells the history of the Bell and United States. The Bell is roped off section making it easy to take pictures of where it sits in the hall. Great experience

Thank bellame
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A short guided tour of Independence Hall puts both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution in context. The guide was exceptional in his knowledge and enthusiasm—we left with a great appreciation of the challenges faced by our country’s founders as they tried to navigate...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful piece of history which is a must for visitors. It is definitely important to plan ahead and get tickets in the morning to avoid potentially very long lines.

Thank andrea12802017
Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Park Service Rangers do an excellent job of telling the story of this building and the beginning of the U.S.

Thank watercop
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool site! History buff or not, this is a place you'll want to see. There are a few underground parking garages, and all areas are walkable. If you haven't been, make sure you check it out.

Thank Asphaltman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Independence Hall is free, but you can pay a small fee and skip the line and have a guaranteed tour time. It's definitely worth the fee. Our tour guide was great and did a good job explaining things to my young children.

Thank Stephanie M
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12 August 2017|
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Response from Kreisch2 | Reviewed this property |
Its a long walk. Subway or Uber is a better option. Parking near the Terminal Market is tight. At Terminal Market try the Bassetts Ice Cream-oldest ice cream stand in America and its really good.
30 July 2017|
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Response from tony k | Reviewed this property |
Between an one hour and two hours,Tours are shorter during the busy season it seems and they seem to spend a little longer with you during the off season .Dont forget there are some other buildings in the same complex to... More
16 July 2017|
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed our stay at the Sofitel. It's a great location and beautiful hotel. There are several great options though.