Welcome to the Independence Visitor Center

Independence Visitor Center east exterior, showing the words "Independence Visitor Center".
Plan your visit in the Independence Visitor Center.  Ask our knowledgeable park rangers about Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and other sites. City concierge staff will gladly assist you with information about lodgings and restaurants.

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The Independence Visitor Center is located in Independence National Historical Park at 6th and Market Streets. Entrance doors are located on all sides of the building.

The GPS address for the parking garage located underneath the Independence Visitor Center, the AutoPark at Independence Mall, is 41 N. 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

Hours and Fees
Open daily, 9am to 5pm.
There is no fee to enter the building.
Building capacity is limited to 59 people.


You'll find plenty of amenities in the building, including restrooms, loaner wheelchairs, a cafe, and free Wi-Fi. Use the Wi-Fi to download the FREE National Park Service mobile app.



See the temporary exhibit about women's suffrage. It's located adjacent to the Rangers Desk.

The city's Welcome Theater plays a variety of short films crafted to introduce you to all there is to see and do in and around the City of Philadelphia, no matter what time of the year you visit.


The Independence Visitor Center is fully accessible for visitors with mobility impairments. Accessible restrooms are located near the south doors on the main level. Visitors may borrow wheelchairs for use within the park. Please ask at the Ranger's Desk if you'd like to borrow an assistive listening device or wheelchair. Learn more about the accessibility services offered throughout the park on our website.

The City and the Region
Our park partner, the Independence Visitor Center Corporation, provides dedicated concierge staff knowledgeable about the city and the region. Their website has additional information about visiting Philadelphia.

Last updated: April 16, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

143 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106



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