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City Hall

Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3400
+1 267-514-4757
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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 19107-3400
City Center West
+1 267-514-4757
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went straight to the top of the tower. Just underneath William Penn. The tour guide was full of info and funny. It is very high and you can see 3 states.

Thank thomcarey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very impressed with this massive building. Could not imagine how truly huge the city hall is. You have to walk around it to see how immense it really is. The architecture is beautiful.

Thank Huskies74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Philadelphia beautiful city, could not have a bad City Hall. The beautiful City Hall is a very well-maintained building. from here you can move to all the main attractions of the city. A few blocks from the historic city. I recommend the hotels nearby.

Thank salvatorecandiano
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The grounds itself are amazing from Dillworth Park to all the statues to famous Philadelphians on the apron (what we call the property around the building). In the winter, there is ice skating next to City Hall. You can arrange to take a tour of...More

Thank Jason T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice landmark for taking photographs in Philadelphia. Nice shopping area around City Hall. Say hi to William Penn while you are there.

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entire process is really easy if you're just doing the tower tour. We did not do the 2-hour plus tour of City Hall although that sounded pretty cool too. The tower tour you buy your tickets ahead of time you do need to buy...More

Thank Celling
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Great architectural building both inside and outside, such a iconic building on the city skyline. well worth a look

Thank Dunnersfireman64
Reviewed 6 January 2018

It was a brisk December evening when we walked to the Christmas market and City Hall. The light show was more than we were expecting - a few minutes of quick fun. The evening was full of fun perusing the market, stopping at the Beer...More

Thank coppertopfarm
Reviewed 6 January 2018

I am a local and I work there. But the architecture is awesome as evidenced from both the outside and inside the courtrooms.

Thank Hiram C
Reviewed 3 January 2018

You can enjoy some of Alexander Milne Calder's Sculptures outside the building, in the ground floor court yard and in the passages but by all means take the tour. There's a lot to see. Don't miss the original marble Joseph Bailly sculpture of George Washington....More

Thank waldshut
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4 January 2018|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
Hi, @schmutaki. Philadelphia’s City Hall is both an architectural marvel, and a working seat of government. Citizens come to secure marriage licenses, probate wills and register to vote. Visitors travel from around the... More
25 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
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