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Address: Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215 965 2305
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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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Gus is the most entertaining and knowledgeable guide at Independence Hall. I remember him from 5 years ago. He will be retiring soon so get there quick! And know your American... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Gus is the most entertaining and knowledgeable guide at Independence Hall. I remember him from 5 years ago. He will be retiring soon so get there quick! And know your American history!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

The National Parks Service provides free tours of this historical landmark. Learn some facts, bring truth to myths, and reflect on this country's origins. We had one exceptional tour guide years ago and a less inviting but still knowledgeable tour guide on our most recent visit. You have to get a free ticket a block away from the tour. The... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

I visited during the 4th of July and experienced a great time presented for free my the City of Brotherly Love.This venue is filled with a lot of history that was the beginning of America as we know it now.Very nice and informative.

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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

It was amazing to learn throughout our time in Pennsylvania about the American Revolution. Our tour here added so much as our excellent guide brought the more reality to what was going on in our country's difficult beginnings. Well worth the time!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

You have to get your free timed tickets from the Independence Visitors Center. The tour guides are very knowledgeable, and it's great to walk where the American forefathers planned out our great country.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Located between the Independence Hall and the visitors center (where you have coffee, bathrooms, and free phone charging station). The visit it's FREE, so don't miss the opportunity. Take your time to READ the History in the panels and WATCH the videos in the previous chambers. Taking a picture with the bell without knowing its meaning is not worth anything

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Very good tour given by the National Parks Service of the first US capitol and House of Representatives and Senate. Pick up your free tickets at the visitors center across the street, or reserve ahead of time on the internet. During high traffic times you'll need to schedule a tour time. Oh, and it's free! My kids had fun answering... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is one of the "must sees" for travelers visiting the city. We were able to get tickets for the tour with only 15 minutes till it started. Tickets are free, but you must go to the visitor's center to obtain them. Our tour guide made the historical presentation very interesting with connections to social media and the need for... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Not too busy. Was able to get through line to liberty bell in a reasonable amount of time. Was also able to get some great pictures without be crowded out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A must visit to remind ourselves what our country is all about and the amazing things our founding fathers accomplished. I think we have forgotten that in today's world. We had an excellent guide. He was passionate and shared great information.

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