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Independence Visitor Center

599 Market St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1518
+1 800-537-7676
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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.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (178 reviews)
“clean restrooms” (58 reviews)
“liberty bell” (187 reviews)
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599 Market St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1518
City Center East
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+1 800-537-7676
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Reviewed yesterday

From here begins everything ... maps, tickets, information office. Close to many of Philadelphia's attractions, right in front of the Liberty Bell.

Thank salvatorecandiano
Reviewed yesterday

You have to pick up your tickets for Independence Hall from here. It is just across the road from the Liberty Bell Centre. More than the standard tourist office, it has toilets, a cafe and good sized gift shop - handy for a central stop...More

Thank Marieka86
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very large complex across from The Liberty Bell. This is where you get the free timed tickets to see the Bell. There are shops and exhibits, brouchers and snacks, with very funny and helpful staff. Great place to get started with a visit to Philadelphia.

Thank bellame
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were able to go on the Phlash bus booking tickets here. Seniors travel for free. Very helpful staff. We were able plan most of activities over a 3 day weekend. Saved us running around without a plan.

Thank paul s
Reviewed 1 week ago

You may begin by parking under the Visitor's Center. Take the elevator up and it's all there. You may purchase tickets for the hop-on, hop-off bus, get free tickets for Independence Hall (get them early!), purchase tickets for other sites, have a light lunch, see...More

Thank RandyRoss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything for the their in one spot. If you want to take a tour company somewhere in Philly here they are. You can find all sorts of yours here, along with tickets to done historic places. Helpful but nusy. Some videos are playing as well,...More

Thank sexysun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is something for everyone with many interesting and interactive exhibits. The show was presented in a state of the art theater and then you are let loose to view tons of self paced exhibits. The day I was there, kids from classes of every...More

Thank philipu2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here to get our tickets to see Independence hall, they are free, the guys gave us a map and told us where to go. Service was good. Bathrooms there, snack bar, gift shop, very clean.

Thank 46oceangirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go here and see two very good short films about their independence begin you start your visits. Find the type of activity you want, there are lots to choose from, then go and enjoy.

Thank margaretcottenden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moving, impressively succinct review of the history that brought us to independence. So interesting that foreigners find it important to visit as well. So glad to have finally made it here.

Thank aroundtheworldwca71
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typetypetype
13 July 2016|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
We are happy to try to help! What convention are you interested in attending?
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FroggyLJ
31 August 2015|
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Response from Albert L | Property representative |
Good morning! I believe you are referring to snagging the timed tickets for Independence Hall. You can call 1-877-444-6777 or visit recreation.gov to purchase tickets. Please note, that only 40% of tickets are able to... More
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Kerrie Z
4 June 2015|
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Response from Albert L | Property representative |
Good afternoon Kerrie, our apologies for our late response. I thought this was already answered by a member of our staff. We here at the Independence Visitor Center do not have storage areas in our building. And what many... More
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