Plan A Field Trip
Visiting Independence National Historical Park is a memorable experience for students and teachers alike. There are many different ways to experience the park, including guided and self-guided options. The information below is intended for groups planning either a guided or self-guided trip.
Teachers, please encourage your students to preserve the historic buildings! No gum, candy, food or beverages are permitted in the buildings. Please remind your students and chaperones to refrain from using their cell phones during the ranger led presentations. With your help, your students can have a great educational experience during their field trip.
Did You Know?
In the summer of 1793 “ten thousand people in the streets of Philadelphia … threatened to drag Washington out of his house, and effect a Revolution in Government” but an outbreak of yellow fever dispersed the mob and saved the national government. (J Adams to T Jefferson, June 30, 1813)