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Independence Hall

Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-965-2305
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Both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were signed in this historic building.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
+1 215-965-2305
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Reviewed yesterday

The 'tour' of Independence Hall consisted of going inside, being taken into the room previously acting as the Court, and having the history of the Court explained. You are taken across the hallway into the old Pennsylvania Assembly room where they explain who sat where...More

Thank Nick_PerthAU
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You need tickets to be able to enter Independence Hall which we obtained that morning at the Visitor Centre (go early) and we were offered ones with a half hour wait which worked perfectly. Our Ranger, Ray, was superb: Such passion in informing us of...More

Thank Telgip
Reviewed yesterday

We forgot to reserve tickets but went early a.m. for the daily tickets. Our Park Ranger Helen was fantastic. Tour was short but sweet. It is a moving experience to stand in the hall where our Founding Fathers crafted their vision of how a nation...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Independence Hall is a must see when in Philadelphia. We lined up a little before 5 pm as we didn't have reservations and were in quickly. The guides are knowledgeable and keep the tour moving. It is a quick 10 minute tour but worth the...More

Thank DawgHiker
Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time visiting Independence Hall and Independence National Historical Park. The kids learned a lot and we all had fun!

Thank svanho3
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Independence Hall, the historic Unesco World Heritage site and the origin of the Declaration of Independence, blossoms with the Independence Day parade every year uniting nations for generations. Singing and dancing combined with the recreation of the historic costumes leaves a lasting impression on...More

Thank natalybabas
Reviewed 2 days ago

Self-Guided Tour with lots of information to read. I would say the entire exhibit takes about 20-30 minutes with security, self-paced tour and then observing the Liberty Bell at the end. Worth a visit for the great Philadelphia history that lives here.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a family trip which was nice. We got to learn about the history of the United States. Kids enjoyed this outing.

Thank Hamptongourmet
Reviewed 3 days ago

I know this is an iconic spot in American history - this building is such an important part of who and what we are. But as a destination, it was average at best, and really, a bit of a disappointment. First, the good news -...More

Thank Happyrocker
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You have to see the place and the room where our founding fathers came together to not only publish the Declaration of Independence but years later to write the constitution and establish the greatest nation on earth. Great tour, a little short with a rather...More

Thank RLStandridge
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17 July 2017|
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Response from Sally C | Reviewed this property |
We enjoyed our stay at the Sofitel. It's a great location and beautiful hotel. There are several great options though.
2 July 2017|
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Response from crawson1 | Reviewed this property |
The 30th Street Station is at least 20 blocks from the historic district and would be a long walk. You can take the SEPTA train from the Amtrak 30th street station using the Market/Frankfort line. There are several stops... More
Mary L
1 July 2017|
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Response from TBDurham | Reviewed this property |
Hhmmm.... I'll say I'm not sure. We showed up mid - morning and had no problem. But that wasn't the day before our national holiday. If you didn't get tickets online, I would get there early. Be aware though - the wait for... More