Independence Visitor Center, Philadelphia

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Starting here can lead anywhere.

Welcome to your first stop for visiting Philadelphia! The Independence Visitor Center is the perfect place to begin any trip. After starting here, you'll know where to go, what to see, and how to get there.

Open 363 Days/Year

September - May: 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.

June, July, August: 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

We provide access to all the city has to offer: activities, tickets, reservations, and opportunities. Our friendly, helpful, multilingual Visitor Services Representatives can turn any visitor's wish list into an unforgettable, customized itinerary.
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  • Start your trip here. Get tickets for Independence Hall. There are also several information videos. And you can go to the observation deck on the upper floors for a great view of Ind hall.  more »
  • This is not really a thing to do. It's a clean place with a crappy cafe. A big gift shop with very tourist stuff. A free public restroom. A place to get free tickets to independence hall. A place to g...  more »
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  • This is a large building with a fun gift shop, information desk, place to get tickets to visit Independence Hall, large, clean bathrooms and more. There is a cafe here, but it wasn't open when we were there. Everyone who worked there was really helpful and friendly. You can get maps, brochures, and arrange a variety of tours here, too.
  • Incredible place to visit the site of some of the most important events in American history. I have been twice. First time the Parks service guides were great. Second time not as knowledgeable and somewhat arrogant. Not the best combination. New guides might be better.

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