Liberty Bell Center, Philadelphia

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 Liberty Bell Center and beyond, use our Philadelphia trip itinerary planning website to get the most from your Philadelphia vacation.
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  • I am glad I saw the famous bell but the line was long. I may choose a different time of day the next time to avoid the wait.  more »
  • For people who want to read about American independence this is good. For others it may be boring. Philadelphia downtown can be seen with this visit.  more »
  • it was very poorly represented for the wait time I waited a long time just to see a broken old bell.  more »
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  • The center has a nice build up to the actual bell. Bell is accessible, well lit and not over crowded so photos are quite nice. Volunteer staff are knowledgeable and friendly. Bell has a lot of historical significance. Cliche but I thought it would be bigger
  • An iconic symbol of American independence, the place is very historic. Love the art works, and very nice. If your love history or a person who love to travel. Visit there, will get to see a lot of historic stuff. and learn some great stuff about the country.
  • “take a tour as without knowing history, it’s just a building...!!” - its walking distance from liberty bell. Liberty bell-Independence hall- National constitution centre- US MINT -Franklin court, all are nearby. it is the place where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. It is now the centrepiece of the Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia. It is listed as a World Heritage Site. We took a guided tour and it has its own importance. they wear history attire and make you feel like you are witnessing the history. It’s fun when you indulge in their hurrah, bizarre. there is special benches and designated guy are there to tell you stories.
  • Awesome way to experience the Liberty Bell and what it meant to people throughout history. I visited on a weekday morning and there was no line to enter or take photos with the Liberty Bell. It also doesn’t require any kind of ticket and admission is free. I highly recommend if you want to nerd out over a cool piece of history.
  • 适合对历史感兴趣的人参观,外面排着非常长的队伍。广场马路对面就是独立钟的建筑物,可以花钱进入参观。 For those interested in history, there are very long queues outside. Opposite the square road is the building of the independent clock, which can be paid for visit. For those interested in history, there are very long queues outside. Opposite the square road is the building of the independent clock, which can be paid for visit.

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