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Independence National Historical Park

143 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (City Center East)
215 965 2305
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Ranked #12 of 281 attractions in Philadelphia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Walking Areas, Historic Sites, National Parks
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home to the Liberty Bell, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Independence Hall.
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New York City, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I am a history buff and I find this all amazing, but even my math teacher husband loved it. He waited on the line for the Liberty Bell about 10 minutes before it opened. I ran over to the Visitor Center and got timed entry tickets to Independence Hall. The Liberty Bell was fun to see and learn about. We... More

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Sammamish, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

our tour guide in this fascinating national park was incredible. Learned a lot about the dart of our country and it was amazing to be in the rooms where it all actually happened. You could definatley feel the history come alive

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Philadelphia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This site is the real birthplace of America - not the rock in Massachusetts. Here is where the a founders made the decision to declare independence from Great Britain and to this same site they returned to debate and decide on a new structure of government which resulted in our Constitution. Your experience is helped or hindered by the quality... More

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Tucker, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

The whole complex of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell makes one proud to be an American, especially when one realizes the founders were putting their own lives and property on the line in order to effect an independent nation.

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Tampa, Florida
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387 reviews 387 reviews
152 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Ask questions of the Park Rangers! They have a wealth of knowledge and will share it freely with everyone. They are very patient. My son asked a million questions and they answered everyone of them...

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McAllen, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

All the sites in this National Historical Park were amazing. From Independence Hall, to the Constitution Center, to Christ Church, to the Betsy Ross house, and the Liberty Bell. Absolutely amazing

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Sanford, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We went to Independence Hall late in the day and waited about 30 minutes to take the free tour. The park rangers are very polite and informative. It was amazing to stand in the rooms where the fight for independence started. A must see if you are in Philadlephia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

We rolled into town at about 5 pm. We stayed at the hotel Monaco just across the street from Independence Park. The hotel had free wine from 5 to 6. We walked over to the Liberty Bell at about 6:20 on a Friday and we had no wait. We read most of the exhibit information and then checked out the... More

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Horn Lake, Mississippi
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Find a map, Find a map, Find a map or you will be lost as a goose. They building begin to look like each other. There is traffic running through, so be aware of cars. Go in every building that is opened. Get there early or call the day before to get a tour ticket. I didn't and the free... More

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San Diego, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Lovely park located in the heart of Philly and probably the only green space for miles! Great tours filled with America's history.

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