Plan Your Visit

A color photo of a red tail hawk standing on a light post with Independence Hall in the background.

Watch for special guests while visiting Independence Park.  Red tail hawks are commonly seen flying between our historic buildings and perching on lamp posts, tree limbs, and weather vanes.  Plan your visit now!

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Basic Information

Learn more about operating hours, directions, and tickets. Use the park's FREE mobile app whether planning in advance or navigating the park on the fly. Search "NPS Independence" in the App Store or on Google Play.


Places to Go

In the park for just a few hours? Check out the Liberty Bell Center and Independence Hall. Visitors with more time to explore will discover gems like Congress Hall and the Franklin Court Printing Office. Begin your visit at the Independence Visitor Center.


Things to Do

Discover, wonder, explore...there is something for everyone at Independence National Historical Park. Perhaps you'd like to join a ranger-led tour, or participate in a special program.

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