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Where, Thomas Jefferson, seeking a quiet place in which to write, drafted the Declaration of Independence in June 1776.
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Seventh and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We unintentionally visited this house while walking from our hotel to the Liberty Bell. It was a pleasant unexpected surprise.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

I love all US history, cherish it and wanted to see where my favorite guy worked and wrote the Golden Words. I felt very happy to finally approach it and feel the spirit of the place, however, there are piles of garbage on the side...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

I think that the current Graff House, just near Independence Hall, is a rebuild, nevertheless important to see. Closed when we visited

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Richard L
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is also known as the Graff House, it is three floors and is the site where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. Admission is free and you can see the reconstructed rooms where Jefferson worked and lived.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BATMANCATWOMAN
Reviewed August 25, 2018

This three floor, narrow brick building is not original, but a reconstruction that marks the site where Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. He rented two rooms on the second floor of a home that was owned by Mr. Graff. Admission is free and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Don’t go out of your way for this. Maybe 20 minutes for a self guided tour. The entrance is the glass door around the back-not easy to find.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank IslandzGirl
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

The Graff House is a small museum that is 1 block from independence Mall. The building is a rebuild of the house that existed at that time of the writing of the Declaration. The second floor has two rooms with period furniture which is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Like the old joke, there just isn't much there there. It is in the area of the mall, the Reading Terminal, Betsy Ross, Franklin, etc. (within a radius of a mile at most) so you will be walking past it anyway. It's free and will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

Basically just a house reconstructed on the site of the one in which Jefferson wrote the Declaration. Definitely not worth a visit if you're short on time. There are a few panel displays, copies of the declaration, and two rooms furnished to look like from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank w c
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Don’t go out of your way to visit this one. It’s nice to see the rooms where the Declaration was written, but that’s basically all it is. It’s free, so if you are there, go in, but we couldn’t even get our National Park passport...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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