Alerts & Conditions


Please maintain social distancing protocols and expect reduced capacity limits.

Access to Independence National Historical Park is as follows:


  • Indoor spaces:
    • Independence Visitor Center
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • Independence Hall
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm. Entrance in January and February is by tour only, first-come, first-served (except winter holiday weekends). From March through December and on winter holiday weekends, entrance is by timed, ticketed tour only. Learn how to obtain tickets.
    • Liberty Bell Center
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • Congress Hall
      • House of Representatives chamber open daily 9am to 5pm. Senate chamber open daily 10am to 4pm. Explore at your own pace in January and February.
    • Great Essentials Exhibit in the West Wing of Independence Hall
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • America's National Parks Store in Old City Hall
      • Open daily 10am to 4pm
    • Supreme Court Chamber in Old City Hall
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • Benjamin Franklin Museum and Store
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • Franklin Court Printing Office
      • Open daily 10am to 5pm; last printing demonstration at 4:30pm
    • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
      • Open Friday thru Sunday from 9am to 12pm, and 1pm to 5pm
  • 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 gardens between 3rd and 5th Streets and Walnut and Chestnut Streets


  • Second Bank of the U.S.
  • Fragments of Franklin Court archeological exhibit
  • Declaration House
  • New Hall Military Museum
  • Todd and White Houses
  • Germantown White House
  • City Tavern
  • Free Quaker Meeting House
  • Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Last updated: January 5, 2023

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Philadelphia , PA 19106



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