Discover, Learn, Engage...with Independence
- Field Trips, Lesson Plans and Professional Development
The park's education center, the Independence Park Institute (IPI), connects participants of all ages to the resources and stories of Independence. Students delve into subjects ranging from the Liberty Bell to Benjamin Franklin through hands-on, interactive school programs. Resources for teachers include lesson plans, field trip planning materials and professional development.
Tickets for Independence Hall tours
Planning a field trip to Independence Hall? Entrance is by tour only. Free timed tickets are required (March - December).Read More
Ben Franklin - What a Character!
Students (grades 3 - 5) work together to discover Franklin's character traits in this Common Core based lesson plan.Read More
"...First in the Hearts of His Countrymen"
This workshop on Saturday, March 1, provides teachers with three tools to teach about George Washington, including his culinary tastes!Read More