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Independence Hall

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Address: Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
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+1 215-965-2305
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No

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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Liberty Bell Exhibit

Amazing experience to see Liberty Bell and exhibit. Although very crowded with students and other visitors, we were able to view very closely.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing experience to see Liberty Bell and exhibit. Although very crowded with students and other visitors, we were able to view very closely.

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I was born and raised in Philly. There is so much to see and do, Betsy Ross, Liberty Bell, First Post Office, Edgar Allen Poe, Art Museum, Mutter Museum. Wonderful restaurants, The Eagles, The Phillys Baseball, Ice Hockey, Broad Street, Ben Franklin, it just goes on and on. Any of the above places are wonderful for the family. Take the... More 

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Clinton, New Jersey
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The Liberty Bell sounds for everyone in the country who is interested in US history and the freedom ofe ach individual it represents a must see!

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Honestly, you learn more about Independence Hall by reading Wikipedia. Tickets are free and distribution starts at 830am. What this means, kids, is that if you want a shot at going and it's the busy season, you *HAVE* to be there by 730/745 in the morning standing in line or else you better hope fate is on your side. All... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were walking around exploring the city when we wandered upon the Independence Hall park. We decided to explore the hall to see a few different tours of congress before Washington DC was built and were disappointed to find there were no more free tickets available to see where the Declaration of Independence was signed. They go quickly unfortunately so... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you visit Liberty Bell Centre, the Independent Hall is just next to it. Ticket is required for entry and you can get free tickets at the Philadelphia visitors centre (just nearby the Liberty Bell Center). Please expect to get an afternoon ticket same day if you visit the centre in the late morning on Sunday. A 20-mins tour inside... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Independence Hall itself is absolutely wonderful and historically rich. Unfortunately, the ranger who spoke to the group was condescending and rude. Apparently, he was angry at having to deal with a rather large group of students. Yet, instead of handling this in a professional manner, he bullied and talked down to some people in the crowd. He needs to retire.

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to visit and see history come alive in America. Arrive early and make sure you stay and listen to the Park rangers/volunteers.

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Laguna Niguel, California
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is an experience to be where our government began. The rangers do a good job in explaining just what happened. You might just step in the steps of some. Much of the furniture is not original but of the period.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our first stop on a 1 day visit to Philly. Ideally, you are supposed to line up at 830am at the independent visitor centre to get free timed tickets for a 15 min guided tour of independence hall. We arrive at 1115am and we're politely told that there are no more tickets for the day! He then told... More 

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