Alerts & Conditions

Based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and state and local public health authorities, access to Independence National Historical Park is as follows:


  • Indoor spaces:
    • Independence Visitor Center
      • Open daily from 9am to 5pm, 'til 6pm on Fridays and Saturdays
    • Independence Hall
      • Open daily from 9am to 5pm. Entrance is by timed, ticketed tour only. Learn how to obtain tickets.
    • Liberty Bell Center
      • Open daily from 9am to 5pm
    • Congress Hall
      • Open daily from 9am to 5pm. Entrance by tour only; no tickets are required. Tours are every 20 minutes.
    • Old City Hall lobby exhibit
      • Open daily from 9am to 4:30pm
    • America's National Parks Store in Old City Hall
      • Open daily from 9am to 4:30pm
    • Benjamin Franklin Museum and Store
      • Open daily from 9am to 5pm
    • Second Bank of the U.S.
      • Open daily from 10am to 5pm
    • City Tavern
      • Open daily from 10am to 4pm
    • Free Quaker Meeting House
      • Open Friday through Sunday from 11am to 4pm
  • 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


  • Franklin Court Printing Office and Fragments of Franklin Court archeological exhibit
  • Great Essentials Exhibit in the West Wing of Independence Hall
  • Old City Hall Supreme Court chamber
  • Declaration House
  • New Hall Military Museum
  • Todd and White Houses
  • Germantown White House
  • Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
  • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site

While the listed areas are accessible for visitors to enjoy, a return to full operations will continue to be phased, and services may be limited. When recreating, please recreate responsibly by keeping social distance, wearing a face covering if not vaccinated, and staying home if you feel sick.

Last updated: July 2, 2021

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143 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106



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