• Congress Voting Independence


    National Historical Park Pennsylvania

Plan A Field Trip

A park ranger leads a group of teenaged students down the street.
Place-based learning is a great complement to classroom instruction.
NPS photo
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?

Photo of National Park Service with visitors at Liberty Bell

An old broken bell, imperfect, yet one of the most powerful symbols of liberty in the world, the Liberty Bell bears a timeless message, “Proclaim LIBERTY Throughout All the Land Unto All the Inhabitants Thereof” (Leviticus, 25:10)