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Independence Visitor Center

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Address: 1 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 1-800-537-7676
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8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
Description: The Independence Visitor Center is the primary point of orientation for...
The Independence Visitor Center is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, 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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One-stop-shop for Philadelphia visitors

Independence Visitor Center is really clean, with clean bathrooms, and is a one-stop-shop for all your information needs. There are also mini exhibits that you can peruse while... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Independence Visitor Center is really clean, with clean bathrooms, and is a one-stop-shop for all your information needs. There are also mini exhibits that you can peruse while you are there. There is a desk with very helpful and friendly guides who can provide you tour hours and such of the attractions around the area. They would even advise you... More 

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

Great to take the kids This free visitors center not only offers information about the surrounding tours and museums, you also have a chance to visit some interactive exhibits.

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

The visitor's center is where you purchase your tickets for touring Independence Hall. It is across the street from the Liberty Bell and one more street over from Independence Hall. There is also the official gift store which is great fun to visit. There are also a couple of small, side places to get some snacks and water. You can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Start Here by 8:30am and you can be very efficient for free access to two very important American iconic attractions. The visitor center is very well organized and located. Get your free tickets to tour the Independence Hall and see the Liberty Bell immediately across the street.

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

Visited here several years ago about 1998 or so. My sister lives across the river from Philly so when I visited her we went there. Great history .

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This area contains iconic symbols of America's socila and political history. The inly drawback is that regardless of when you go there, there are always crowds of people and long lines waiting to see the important icons. like the Liberty Bell.

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Scotland, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great place for information. Go here for big bus tickets, book Duck tours. 2 theatres with short films. Would recommend the Philadelphia Pass if visiting Philly. This includes the big bus and all attractions well worth the money

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Belmont, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This should be your first stop for all things Philly. Information and tickets are available as well as a little history along your walk. There is a nice gift shop and clean restrooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

this is where you get tickets for Independence Hall. get in early and before noon, as tickets run out. they are free. good place to start, shows all the places and people in costumes giving info.

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Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Each staff member was very helpful and kind.......hard to do when they must have answered every question a zillion times. We appreciated them.

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Additional Information about Independence Visitor Center

Address: Address: 1 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 1-800-537-7676
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 6:00 pm

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