"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.


Assembly Room, showing Windsor chairs around tables covered with green baize cloth.

How to visit Independence Hall

Entrance to Independence Hall is by tour only. Tickets are required March through December. No tickets are required in January and February.

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Download the NPS Independence app now...it's FREE

Use the official National Park Service app to discover maps, sites, tours, and ranger programs right from your smartphone.

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Independence Hall on a bright sunny day.

Special Park Programs Summer/Fall 2015

Our park rangers and partners have prepared a variety of programs to help you and your family have a great experience at Independence.

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Benjamin Franklin Museum exhibit panel in the foreground with the museum in the background.

Benjamin Franklin Museum

Visit this brand new state-of-the-art museum honoring Philadelphia's own Benjamin Franklin.

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Interior of Independence Square Museum Store in Old City Hall

Shop the Independence Square Museum Store

Want a souvenir that helps fund park programs? Look no further than the Independence Square Museum Store in Old City Hall.

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Become a Volunteer

We need your skills and expertise in order to achieve our mission.

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