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“Very Nice” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Independence Visitor Center

Independence Visitor Center
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$31.99*
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Philadelphia Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour
Ranked #14 of 433 things to do in Philadelphia
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The Independence Visitor Center is the gateway to America's Most Historic Square Mile. Located in the heart of Independence National Historical Park, the official Visitor Center of the region is the exclusive location to pick up free-timed tickets to tour Independence Hall. The Independence Visitor Center also provides visitor services and amenities, including a multilingual staff fluent in nine languages, on-site ticketing to more than 60 area attractions and tours, free regional maps and brochures, comprehensive daily event listings, and free informative historical films and wireless internet access. The Visitor Center is also the primary point of orientation for the City of Philadelphia, the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
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“Very Nice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

Everything was easily marked and there was all the info we needed right there. The building was very nice, clean restrooms and staff was very helpful!

Visited June 2012
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Portland
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118 reviews
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“Skimpy on info”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

Great for booking walking and bus tour tickets and for obtaining tickets to Independence Hall itself, but the amount of information seemed much like you could get off the rack at your hotel. There are people to answer your questions, though.

Visited May 2012
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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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“Should be the first stop to get information about the area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012

This visitors center provides much information about the historical area of Philadelphia, sells tickets for tours, has regulary scheduled films about colonial Philadelphia and a small museum. If visting this area, this should be your first stop.

Visited June 2012
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“History”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

Great introduction into history of the Nation and the part Philadelphia Played in the courntry's founding.

Visited August 2011
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“History explained”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2012

Great video and relaxing place to learn about history.

Visited August 2011
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