Operating Hours & Seasons

 

Holiday Hours

Independence Day, Monday, July 4
  • The park will be open regular hours
 

Independence Visitor Center

Open daily: 9am - 7pm
Security screening closes at least 5 minutes before the building closes
 

Liberty Bell Center
Open daily: 9am - 7pm
Security screening closes at least 5 minutes before the building closes

 

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 at least 15 minutes prior to the building closing times. *Note: Old City Hall and the America's National Parks Store in Old City Hall are not within the security area.
  • Independence Hall
    Open daily: 9am - 7pm
    Entrance is by tour only; timed entry tickets are required March through December from 9am to 5pm. No tickets are required from 5pm-7pm. Learn how to obtain tickets on the park's ticketing web page.
  • Congress Hall
    Open daily: 9am - 5pm
    From March through December; entrance is by tour only, first-come, first-served. No tickets are required.
 

Portrait Gallery in the Second Bank of the United States
Closed for a comprehensive preservation project. Check back for updates in Spring 2023.

 

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.

  • Franklin Court Printing Office & Bindery
    Open daily: 10am - 5pm (last printing demonstration at 4:30pm)
    *NOTE: The Franklin Court Printing Office will be closed on July 13 and 14 for utilities repair.
  • B. Free Franklin branch of the U.S. Post Office
    Open Monday - Saturday: 9am - 12:45pm and 2pm - 5pm (staffing permitting)
    *NOTE: The B. Free Franklin Post Office will be closed on July 13 and 14 for utilities repair.
  • Benjamin Franklin Museum Store
    Open daily: 9am - 5pm
 

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

 

Other Park Sites

 

Nearby National Park Service Sites

Last updated: June 30, 2022

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