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Though it can no longer be rung, the bell remains a lasting American symbol of freedom.
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6th Street, Between Market and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

While getting through security with young children is not usually easy, the staff here is clearly used to it. Everything ran smoothly and it only took a few minutes. Everyone in our group enjoyed the stop, even the littlest people. It’s such a huge part...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 905ashleyz
Reviewed yesterday

You cannot come to Philadelphia without seeing the Liberty Bell - if only so you can say you have. It is in a nice location, but at the end of the day, there is not much to see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stephenbrg
Reviewed 2 days ago

The center is easily located and a pleasant area to walk around. Take in the feel of stepping back in time and appreciate your freedom. You simply must see this in person to fully understand - its a quick easy visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank kitkatSouthJersey
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So meaningful for an armchair historian like me. It means so much more to to see it in person. I can't wait to bring my family one day.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank clefofcividale
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Queue was short and searching of bags didn't take long. Bell is well displayed but didn't see any information on its history or significance. The crack in the bell was visible. Worth the visit

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank tommyr413
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After waiting in a VERY long line to get inside we were a little disappointed to learn the museum part was closed and will be till mid April. They had some glad cracking issues and it’s being replaced. The line moves very slowly due to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank travelinsuemaryland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have time to look at this during the day, but at night the Liberty Bell is so striking! It's all lit up. Best viewed from the street it shares with Independence Hall, but if you approach from the other side, videos are playing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank angelamA2088SC
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit overrated, in a good location and after passing through x ray security you can view the bell Allow some wait time passing through (airport like) security

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Christian S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bell has such an interesting story behind it. Take the time to stop and talk to the National Park Rangers on hand to discover all the various stories and meaning surrounding the bell. Otherwise, you’re just looking at a broken bell. Ask about the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank C_Razzano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Liberty Bell is located across the street from Independence Hall in a separate building. We went on a Sunday in February (off-peak) and there were signs that tickets were not needed, so I would encourage to look into tickets before you go. You do...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Rick C
February 21, 2019|
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Response from Gene H | Reviewed this property |
If YOU take a picture of the Liberty Bell, you may use your picture. I strongly suggest you confirm with an attorney specializing in trademarks, copy write, and the likes
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Charlene S
October 5, 2018|
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Response from EFW2014 | Reviewed this property |
Park at the Visitor center it’s within walking distance to almost everywhere.
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pupule2015
June 25, 2018|
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Response from 990justinw | Reviewed this property |
Liberty Bell is free and doesn't require a ticket or reservation. Just go whenever you choose. Just remember certain times will be busier than others. We went Saturday late afternoon and it was packed.
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