Old City Hall is located at the corner of 5th and Chestnut Streets. Enter through the north door on Chestnut Street (turn the knob, then push the door open). This building sits adjacent to the security screening area, but it's best to visit it prior to entering security.
Hours and Fees
Open daily from 10am to 4:30pm, year round
The Supreme Court Chamber: Closed for the season
The store in the lobby is open daily: 10am to 4pm as staffing permits
Admission is FREE
No tickets are required to visit the store. Entrance is first-come, first-served.
The Supreme Court chamber features a typical 18th century courtroom furnished with artifacts from the time period.
America's National Parks Store on Independence Square
The store sits adjacent to the old Supreme Court chamber inside the building. The store is open daily, 10am to 4pm. This America's National Parks Store offers a variety of souvenirs, such as miniature Liberty Bells, postcards, magnets, park ranger-recommended books and films, and t-shirts. Many fine gift items are available as well. A portion of the proceeds goes to support programming at Independence National Historical Park.
Images and Historical Information
See images of Old City Hall in our photo gallery below. Additional information about the building is available on the park's website.
Last updated: December 1, 2023