Independence National Historical Park
143 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
WELCOME to Independence National Historical Park
During March-December, Independence Hall timed tour
tickets are required. Independence Hall timed tour tickets for
March through December can be reserved in advance, online and by
NO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED FOR TOURS OF INDEPENDENCE HALL DURING
JANUARY AND FEBRUARY !
Visit the Liberty Bell
No tickets are required to visit the Liberty Bell Center;
however all visitors will be required to process through security
Beyond the Bell and the Hall
If time permits, explore the rich history and diverse stories
beyond the Bell and the Hall. There are plenty of other sites to
see within Independence National Historical Park.
Spanning over 55 acres on 20 city blocks within the historic
district of the City of Philadelphia, the park preserves and
interprets many of our country's most important resources
associated with the establishment of the United States of
These sites include the First and Second Banks of the United
States, Congress Hall and Old City Hall. Additionally, the park
tells the story of Philadelphia's most famous citizen, Benjamin
Franklin, in Franklin Court, where Franklin's home once stood.
Did You Know?
George Washington, the nation's first president, ran his two
administrations in Philadelphia from his rented house near the
corner of Sixth and Market Streets. Wife Martha, two young
grandchildren and as many as 24 servants, including enslaved men
and women from Mount Vernon, made up his household.