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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Location
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 (City Desk, store, and restrooms open 'til 6pm on Friday and Saturday through Labor Day)
There is no fee to enter the building

 

Amenities
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.

 

Exhibits

Enjoy interactive exhibits about the park's stories. Imagine signing the U.S. Constitution, touch a replica of the crack in the Liberty Bell, and use the big map to orient yourself to the park sites.
 

Films
See three short films in the park's theater, including the virtual tour of Independence Hall. 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.

 

Accessibility
The Independence Visitor Center is fully accessible for visitors with mobility impairments. Accessible restrooms are located near the south doors on the main level. The films are open captioned. 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: July 1, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

143 S. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Phone:

215-965-2305

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