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“Liberty Bells maker” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Whitechapel Bell Foundry

Whitechapel Bell Foundry
Ranked #74 of 706 Shopping in London
Certificate of Excellence
Philadelphia,PA
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23 reviews
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“Liberty Bells maker”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2011

A must see especially if you're from Philadelphia. Only a short walk from the tube. Don't expect to see a large factory. It is more like a corner store. Check their web site for tour dates. Only open for tours certain weekends.They do expect you to reserve and prepay but since they don't have an internet or credit card pay system I was able to e-mail their staff and they reserved two spots and I paid when we got there. This is a small factory so you are in close quarters especially when you go "upstairs". It was warn in April. I can't imagine the heat from the furnace during the summer. You see Big Ben size bell castings down to handbell casts. Very interesting. Wonderful gift shop. Do you know the Liberty Bell and Big Ben were tuned before they left the factory?

Visited April 2011
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