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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” (1,277 reviews)
“visitor center” (433 reviews)
“american history” (449 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Centre East
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+1 215-965-2305
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Reviewed yesterday

In truth, I think this is a must for any American, just like visiting Washington, D.C. But, Independence Hall is really the birthplace of our nation. The first thing to understand is that you CAN book tickets online; however, these are often booked months in...More

Thank AEB_MN
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Reviewed yesterday

I have always wanted to see the bell. So stinking cool. Go early in the morning to avoid the line but even if there is a line, it moves quickly.

Thank Diane M
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Reviewed yesterday

If you want to go inside and tour the rooms of Independence Hall, you must have free, timed tickets for a tour. The tickets are sold out for months at a time online, so your next best choice would be to purchase them in the...More

Thank ciarbucks
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wasn't able to go inside because the guard said all the tickets were already given out! At 2pm! They are open til 5 on Sunday! I will definitley go again though and..............earlier!

Thank howietalk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was in town my boyfriend was busy visiting his son so I walked alone and toured the historical area. After 4:30 p.m. admission is free and toured where Declaration of Independence was signed. Tour guide does this in groups.

Thank mel2523
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Standing on the ground where this great nation was born was very surreal for me. I had to teach my 2 teenage daughters why this was so important. They really were not excited about the histroy aspect of our vacation but in the end they...More

Thank Vgrabon1
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful, historic area. You must get tickets from the visitor center to enter. After the guided tour, take the time to look around the whole area. Very historic!

Thank April J
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I loved hearing the story from the park ranger about the work done in this building. I didn’t get early tickets but lined up at 4:30 for the later express tours. Really cool experience.

Thank Jessica B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As you stroll through the street/square of Independence Hall, you can imagine the fore-fathers gathering in the small, quaint bldg which is now engulfed by the towering skyskrappers, to write, review, edit and sign the Declaration of Independence. The Liberty Bell is housed in a...More

Thank Jason K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place does not open until 9am. You also have to go through security screening, once passed, you have to navigate through the tour groups. It's a busy place so hard to read all the history about the liberty bell etc. Taking photos with the...More

Thank Choositraveller
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USParkLover
14 May 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
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Joann A
15 April 2018|
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Response from RocNY_er | Reviewed this property |
yes.
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wolfbearbobcat
7 April 2018|
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Response from heidibrown5006 | Reviewed this property |
Order your tickets online - they are free the day of, but only cost $1.50 to order ahead of time. They do sometimes sell out, so worth $1.50 to make sure you have a spot. If any way possible, walk or Uber downtown... More
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