Alerts & Conditions


Access to Independence National Historical Park is as follows:


  • Indoor spaces:
    • Independence Visitor Center
      • Open 9 am–6 pm
    • Independence Hall
      • Open 9 am–5 pm, entrance is by tour only. Timed entry tickets are required from March through December.
    • Liberty Bell Center
      • Open 9 am–5 pm
    • Congress Hall
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm. Entrance is timed, by talk only, first-come, first-served.
    • Great Essentials Exhibit
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm
    • Supreme Court Chamber in Old City Hall
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm
    • America's National Parks Store in Old City Hall
      • Open daily 10 am–4:30 pm (staffing permitting)
    • Benjamin Franklin Museum and Store
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm
    • Franklin Court Printing Office
      • Open Thursday thru Monday, 10 am–5 pm; last printing demonstration at 4:30 pm
    • Free Quaker Meeting House
      • Open Saturdays and Sundays 12 noon–4 pm.
    • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
      • Open Friday thru Sunday from 9 am–12 pm, and 1 pm–5 pm
    • Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
      • Open Saturdays and Sundays 12 noon–4 pm
  • Outdoor spaces, including:
    • Independence Mall
    • South Side of Independence Square
    • Franklin Court Courtyard
    • Washington Square at Walnut Street between 6th and 7th Streets
    • Rose Garden between Walnut and Locust Streets and 4th and 5th Streets
    • Magnolia Garden on Locust Street between 4th and 5th Streets
    • The 18th Century Garden on Walnut Street between 3rd and 4th Streets
    • City Tavern outdoor space
    • Benjamin Rush Garden on the Northwest corner of 3rd and Walnut Streets

Last updated: July 12, 2024

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Philadelphia, PA 19106



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