"We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal..."
Independence Hall echoes these words. Nearby the old cracked Bell proclaims liberty. The spirit of Franklin is alive in his adopted city. Become part of America's journey in discovering its past.
Independence Hall Tours for Individuals and Groups
Entrance to Independence Hall is by tour only. Free timed tickets are required (except January & February).Read More
Special Programs for December
Hear the many stories of daring and difficulty about the founding of the United States during one of our special ranger-led programs.Read More
Coming to Independence National Historical Park this holiday season? Make sure to check out our holiday hours before visiting.Read More
Benjamin Franklin Museum
The Benjamin Franklin Museum is now open. Come and visit this brand new state-of-the-art museum honoring Philadelphia's own Benjamin Franklin.Read More
Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the Land
The Liberty Bell Center offers a video presentation and exhibits about the Liberty Bell.Read More
Become a Volunteer
We need your skills and expertise in order to achieve our mission.Read More
Did You Know?
From 1790 to 1800 Philadelphia was the Capital of the United States. During that time, city, county, and state government offices were all on the same block of Chestnut Street, between 5th and 6th.