Plan Your Visit
There is much to explore at Independence National Historical Park, from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center to the state-of-the-art exhibits in the Benjamin Franklin Museum. We recommend that you begin your visit at the Independence Visitor Center, located at 6th and Market Streets.
Liberty Bell Center
Benjamin Franklin Museum
The Benjamin Franklin Museum (formerly the Underground Museum at Franklin Court) opened to the public on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The museum features artifacts, computer animations and hands-on interactives about the life, character and legacy of Benjamin Franklin.
Information on our Security Entrances
Did You Know?
Many American patriots owned slaves before, during or after the Revolution. Here are a few you might know: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Rush, James Madison, Robert Morris, and James Wilson. Many of them spoke out against slavery, but only Washington freed 124 people by his will.