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Liberty Bell Center, Philadelphia
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The former site of Washington's slave quarters sits near the entrance of Liberty Bell Center. Upon entering the center, you'll find a series of exhibits before reaching the Liberty Bell. The bell is displayed out of reach (but in plain sight) and still hangs on what is thought to be the original yolk made of American elm. The bell's recognizable crack is clearly visible--observers have referred to it as a metaphor for the fragility of democracy. Be aware that all visitors are required to go through a security screening at the entrance. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Philadelphia holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Liberty Bell Center and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The displays inside give a solid history and should be studied before going in the bell area. It is an impressive and proud journey to a country's history and values. 
  • The Bell that called to gathered the American people to be informed of the new American construction, still has the importance of those days was a symbol of what must never be subtracted: freedom!
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  • Everyone should see it at least once. Free and no tickets needed. Very close to Independence Hall. Worth a look