Independence Hall, Philadelphia

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The birthplace of America, Independence Hall is the centerpiece of the national historical park located in the oldest part of the city. Known primarily as the location where a young nation declared its independence from the British Empire on July 4, 1776, this landmark building is now a World Heritage Site. A symbol of freedom and democracy, and pictured on the back the $100 bill, the red brick structure consists of a central building with a bell tower and steeple plus two smaller wings featuring arcaded hyphens. For an in-depth look at the interior, pick up your free timed-entry tickets at the park's visitor center. For a small fee, you can also reserve your tickets online or by phone. Use our Philadelphia vacation planning site to add Independence Hall and other attractions to your Philadelphia vacation plans.
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  • Taking the tour of this building was THE highlight of my visit to historic Philadelphia! When the thought that both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were signed by men sitting at t...  more »
  • Just so you know.. there are 10,000 tickets given out each morning for the tour of this area. They sell out, everyday. Highly congested and thankful for the breeze. There are a couple areas that are o...  more »
  • Tickets are free but you must have one to get in. Go to the independence visitor center class by first to get tickets. They go fast so go early. The hall itself is pretty neat to see and listen to the...  more »
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