Welcome to the Independence Visitor Center
The Independence Visitor Center is a great place to begin your visit to the park. Ask our knowledgeable park rangers about programs, walking tours and special events. City concierge staff will gladly assist you with information about lodgings and restaurants. You'll find the Independence Hall ticket desk, exhibits, restrooms, a water fountain, ATM, store, and cafe in this building.
Independence Hall Tickets
Our park partner, the Independence Visitor Center Corporation, provides dedicated concierge staff knowledgeable about the city and the region. Look for the staff wearing red shirts to assist you with information about area attractions, lodgings and restaurant destinations. Their website has additional information about visiting Philadelphia.
Did You Know?
George Washington, the nation’s first president, ran his two administrations in Philadelphia from his rented house near the corner of Sixth and Market Streets. Wife Martha, two young grandchildren and as many as 24 servants, including enslaved men and women from Mount Vernon, made up his household.