Independence Hall is the birthplace of America. The Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were both debated and signed inside this building. The legacy of the nation's founding documents - universal principles of freedom and democracy - has influenced lawmakers around the world and distinguished Independence Hall as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There is much history to explore - from the Georgian architecture to fugitive slave hearings - in addition to the founding of the nation. Planning a visit? Learn more about hours, tickets and programs.
Last updated: September 15, 2021