Operating Hours & Seasons

 
Independence Visitor Center
Through September 4, 2017: Open daily 8:30am - 7pm; open till 8pm from July 1 - 4
Check back for fall hours
 

Liberty Bell Center
Through September 4, 2017: Open daily 9am - 7pm; open till 8pm July 1, 2, & 4
Security screening closes 5 minutes before the building closes
Check back for fall hours

 

National Constitution Center
Monday - Saturday: 9:30am - 5pm
Sunday: 12noon - 5pm
Fee charged

 

President's House Site
Open daily: 7am - 10pm

 

Independence Square Buildings
The buildings in the Independence Square security area include Independence Hall, Congress Hall, and the Great Essentials Exhibit in the West Wing. Access to the Square is through a security entrance located at 5th and Chestnut Streets. Security screening closes 15 minutes prior to the building closing times. *Note: Old City Hall and the Independence Square Museum Store are not within the security area.

  • Independence Hall
    Through September 4, 2017: Open daily 9am - 7pm; open till 8pm on July 1, 2 & 4
    Tickets are required March - December; no tickets are required in January - February, or after 5pm during summer hours
    Check back for fall hours
  • Congress Hall
    Open daily: 9am - 5pm
    April - October: Tours every 20 minutes
    November, December and March: Tours every 30 minutes
    January - February: Self-guided
 

Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank of the United States
Through September 4, 2017: Open daily 11am - 5pm
Check back for fall hours

 

Franklin Court Buildings
The Franklin Court complex includes the Benjamin Franklin Museum, the Franklin Court Printing Office & Bindery, the Fragments of Franklin Court Archeological Exhibit, the B. Free Franklin branch of the U.S. Post Office, and the Benjamin Franklin Museum Store.

  • B. Free Franklin branch of the U.S. Post Office
    Open Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5pm
  • Benjamin Franklin Museum Store
    Open daily 9am - 5pm
 

Carpenters' Court
The buildings in Carpenters' Court include Carpenters' Hall and the New Hall Military Museum.

  • Carpenters' Hall
    March - December: Open Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm
    January - February: Open Wednesday - Sunday 10am - 4pm
 

Other Park Sites

  • Independence Archeology Lab
    Weekdays by appointment only, please call 215-861-4956
    Must be at least 16 years old; no more than 4 people in a group
  • Bishop White House
    Closed through June 30, 2017
    July 1 - September 4, 2017: Open daily by tour only. Pick up free, timed tickets
    on the morning of your visit at the Independence Visitor Center information desk. Due to small spaces within the house, tours are restricted to 10 people.
  • Todd House
    Closed through June 30, 2017

    July 1 - September 4, 2017: Open daily by tour only. Pick up free, timed tickets on the morning of your visit at the Independence Visitor Center information desk. Due to small spaces within the house, tours are restricted to 10 people.
  • Declaration House
    Through September 4, 2017: Open daily Noon - 5pm
    Check back for fall hours
  • Germantown White House (Deshler-Morris House)
    Through September 9, 2017: Open Saturdays only, 10am - 5pm
    Check back for fall hours
 

Nearby National Park Service Sites

Last updated: June 24, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

143 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone:

(215) 965-2305

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