Self-Guided Tour Brochures
If so, try one of these. These Drop-In Packets are designed to be used with small groups of 2-8 students with a chaperone/ parent. No advance subject knowledge is needed to use this self-guided tour.
These websites have additional information that will assist you in planning a visit to the park or to teach history.
Here you'll find curriculum, fun and games, a guide to park Junior Ranger programs and a host of other fun and educational media created by the National Park Service and our partners.
Teaching with Historic Places
Uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects.
Exploring The Real Thing
Views of the NPS
A multimedia education program that presents the natural, historical, and cultural wonders associated with national parks and provides opportunities for all Americans to discover why national parks are special places.
Research Learning Centers
Where science and education come together.
Teaching with Museum Collections
These lesson plans bring park museum collections into the classroom to engage learners of all ages. The American Revolution Lesson Plan draws on extraordinary museum collections featured in the online museum exhibits from four National Park Service Sites:
The American Revolution
Also known as Honored Places: The National Park Service Teacher's Guide to the American Revolution. These lesson plans provide resources for teachers to use primary source materials that help connect your learners with our nation's stories of independence and freedom.
Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary
The US History Site
National Register Travel Itineraries
The Discover Our Shared Heritage Travel Itinerary Series makes it easy to explore America's extraordinary Historic Places. Each itinerary is a self-guided tour to historic places listed in the National Register.
Junior Ranger Program:
We hope you and your students find enjoyment and enrichment during your visit to Independence National Historical Park. If you want to reserve a guided program or have questions about our education program, please contact the Independence Park Institute at (215) 597-2760 or via email@example.com e-mail.
Did You Know?
The Liberty Bell weighs 2,080 pounds, is made of bronze, its strike note is an E-flat, and that the large “crack” is actually a repair. This large “crack” and the inscription around the top “Proclaim Liberty” has made the Bell an international symbol of freedom.