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Address: Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 215 597 8974
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History at its best.

Stopped by while waiting to get into independence park area. Nice gift shop and can see the original court house. Another stop over with great ac on a hot day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stopped by while waiting to get into independence park area. Nice gift shop and can see the original court house. Another stop over with great ac on a hot day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This building not only was a city hall, but also the Supreme Court when Philadelphia was the nation's capitol. Definitely worth seeing, even if you're mKing a special trip just to see it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Across from Independence Mall and Visitor Center, in the northeast corner of 6th and Market streets, resides Old City Hall (not to be confused with City Hall that sits in the middle of Market Street, between 15th and 13th streets). This magnificent masterpiece was completed in 1791, and also served as the early US Supreme Court facility. Students of architecture... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a architectural buulding of beauty. It is dominant in the tourist sector of the city ... surrounded on all sides by major arterial streets. I had the yummiest philly steaks from a street vendor accross the road. If you take the time to sit and let your eyes wander over the building you will discover it is an... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Pro tip - located next to the entrance of Independence Hall, this building might be overlooked because it looks closed. Be sure to step inside and get a history lesson from the attendant park ranger, they know their stuff. Pro tip - a gift store is located in this building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The architecture of the building is amazing. When you walk through the tunnel look up to see the history of the United States of America, good and bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This is another building in the Independence Hall neighbourhood (outside the security perimeter) which is worth visiting, for historical reasons - not to mention, by the way, that there's a compact but quite good Souvenir Shop on its ground-floor. Completed in 1791 - it was Philadelphia's second City Hall - from Day 1 the municipal government moved-in : the Mayor's... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I visited Old City Hall while touring historic Philadelphia. Standing in front of the Liberty Bell you'll see Independence Hall flanked by Old City Hall on the left and Congress Hall on the right. Old City Hall was Philadelphia's second city hall and served as the home of the United States Supreme Court between the years of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Love the idea of the old world charm of this building...immaculate in size and it was just breathtaking the molding and the statues inside...the whole thing was awe!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

The Old City Hall is right beside Independence Hall and once housed The Supreme Court. The Park Ranger inside was great and we had him to ourselves for a personal tour. Doesn't take long to visit, so stop by before or after your Independence Hall visit.

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Address: Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: +1 215 597 8974
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East

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