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Independence Hall

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Address: Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215 965 2305
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Activities: Group tours/walking tour, City walk sightseeing
Description: Both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed...
Both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed in this historic building.
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Nice buildings and a lesson learnt about US independence!

We started our day tour here in Philadelphia and it was raining quite heavily. Although it was past 8am, the roads here were not congested unlike in NY. However, there was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We started our day tour here in Philadelphia and it was raining quite heavily. Although it was past 8am, the roads here were not congested unlike in NY. However, there was already a long queue at the ticketing office even though many were holding umbrellas. Because of the long queue, we didn't enter the building. But from the main building,... More 

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Dublin, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place needs a timed admission, but it is free. I reserved online reservation system since I was not able to come to the visitor center in the morning. If you arrive in the afternoon, I suggest to reserve the admission time in advance. It costs only $1.50 per person and it is worth it. During busy time, you will... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Liberty Bell is right up close. You can almost touch it if you want to. Through the exhibit there are many interesting photos and information. Entrance is free and you need about 30 mins max. When you get to the Bell everyone takes turns taking a photo and you are done.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A must do with the family as it is a learning about our history as well as interactive fun! Expect long lines but well worth the wait!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Take the tour, read the signs and learn something from history that has helped shape a country. Very educational.

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

WE all knw Phily is abut American history so if you cme to town and don't see the liberty bell and old city you're sorely mistaken. Be sure to see 4th and market where Ben Franklin's printing press is located. That was amazing for us to visit. Totally free and unexpectedly terrific! Behind the building is the house where he... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This was a great experience! I learned so much about not only Independence Hall, but the other buildings around it as well. I could almost imagine our forefathers sitting in the chairs and discussing what they should do next. If you are a history buff, you will love this! TIP: purchase your tickets online, ahead of time, so you can... More 

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

All tours need to be booked in advance although there is no cost for the tour. The docent was extremely well informed and interesting to listen to. She imparted many pieces of historical information that we were unaware of until we heard her speeches. A great piece of history to visit as well as the other buildings surrounding Independence Hall.

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White Salmon, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

These were two important rooms, but just two. Not so much worth waiting for. Also, the security seemed a little silly (turn in a circle?).

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You have to stop here if you are in Philly. You can't possibly tell people you traveled to Philly and never saw the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall!

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Additional Information about Independence Hall

Address: Address: Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215 965 2305
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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