Place

Liberty Bell Center

The Liberty Bell suspended on two posts, with Independence Hall in the background.
The Liberty Bell hung in Independence Hall during the 18th and early 19th centuries.

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Quick Facts

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The Liberty Bell Center is open daily from 9am to 5pm. Entrance is first come, first served. No tickets are required, and there is no admission fee. Security screening prior to entrance. Capacity is limited to 60 people at a time.

The Liberty Bell bears a timeless message: "PROCLAIM LIBERTY THROUGHOUT ALL THE LAND UNTO ALL THE INHABITANTS THEREOF"

See the famous bell, but also explore the exhibits to go beyond the iconic crack. Learn how an ordinary State House bell was transformed into an extraordinary symbol. Abolitionists, women's suffrage advocates and Civil Rights leaders took inspiration from the inscription on this bell. Exhibits show how the Liberty Bell's message continues to ring out to the United States and the world today.

Independence National Historical Park

Last updated: November 7, 2021