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Independence National Historical Park

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Address: 143 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone Number: 215 965 2305
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One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home...

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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you must take the tour if you are interested in american history--it's where the declaration of independence was hammered out by our founding fathers. john adams, ben franklin... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

you must take the tour if you are interested in american history--it's where the declaration of independence was hammered out by our founding fathers. john adams, ben franklin, thomas jefferson, and others all walked these floors. get free tix nearby first before you enter security!

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Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is lots of history here. It would be best to take your time and look and reflect. The younger ones need the hands on things to connect. I think we all took away something though.

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North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There was so much to do, really fun was listening to the story tellers on 15 benches spread throughout the park.

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Put your walking shoes on. No really, wear comfortable shoes. We saw a ton of Historic Philadephia last week. Almost 11 miles walking. We saw the Liberty Bell first. Get in line early. The lines become quite long in early afternoon. Also get your tickets for Independence Hall right away. They go fast. You must go over to the Visitors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you have limited time in Philadelphia, make sure this is on your list. The Park staff does a good job with tours, and is very friendly. The highlights of the park are Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, but there are other historic buildings that you won't want to miss during your visit such as Congress Hall and the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What I really loved most was seeing one of the original note books from Lewis & Clark's expedition. It was open to the images that described their guide Sacagawea's reunion with her brother after she had been kidnapped as a child by another tribe. Wow the other was the "feeling" of history in the court room housing our first supreme... More 

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Colona, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We are glad that we made this stop. So much history to see with Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin sites, and so much more.

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Rochester, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of displays with information that you can read and enjoy at your own pace. Buildings are air conditioned so you don't need to worry about the heat in the summer. Enjoyed finally seeing the Liberty Bell. (Be prepared to be screened and have your bags searched.) Park employees are very knowledgeable.

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New Palestine, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The liberty bell and independence hall are just across the street from each other. Wonderful way to spend the day.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

this is where it all started by our forefathers.. cobbled ssone street outside. a series of a few buildings with the Liberty Bell about a block away. Nat'l Constitution Center two blocks away.. a place NOT TO MISS

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