Plan A Field Trip

Color photo of a female park ranger walking with a group of twenty teenagers down the street.
Place-based learning is a great complement to classroom instruction.

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Visiting Independence National Historical Park is a memorable experience for students and teachers alike. There are many different ways to experience the park, including guided and self-guided options. The information below is intended for groups planning either a guided or self-guided trip.

Teachers, please encourage your students to preserve the historic buildings! No gum, candy, food or beverages are permitted in the buildings. Please remind your students and chaperones to refrain from using their cell phones during the ranger led presentations. With your help, your students can have a great educational experience during their field trip.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

143 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106


(215) 965-2305
Use this number to talk to a park ranger at the visitor center desk for park information. Park rangers are available for calls daily from 8:30am to 7pm from Memorial Day to Labor Day. During heavy visitation, park rangers are assisting other visitors and may not be able to answer the phone right away. For information about lodging and restaurants, contact the city concierge staff at 800-537-7676.

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