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Independence Visitor Center

1 N Independence Mall W, 1 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1518
+1 800-537-7676
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1 N Independence Mall W, 1 North Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1518
City Center East
+1 800-537-7676
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one school trip I didn't mind chaperoning! This place is amazing. So well done!! History comes alive! I know our students (6th grade) got alot out of it, but so did the adults! I would recommend doing this first and then going sight...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The information is wonderful and the history is great! However, they need to control the crowds and limit the number of people in certain areas. I have traveled all over the world and I have never been in a place that was so loud and...More

Thank Steinbrenner
Reviewed 4 days ago

Rangers offer suggestions and give maps. They have 2 movies, not great but you do get some insite as to what happened.

Thank Nothomemuch
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is certainly a must when in Philadelphia. The history surrounding the bell and significance our country has placed on this symbolic icon is amazing. The stories how the bell has influenced our nation are inspiring.

Thank Kenmarsam
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First place you will want to stop if this is your first time to Philadelphia. Many helpful park rangers to assist you with your planning of attraction to visit. Many of attraction close to this location.

Thank Noelaniipo
Reviewed 1 week ago

a visit to Visitor Centers is an essential part when arriving in a new city. The staff were very helpful, fully briefed on all aspects of visitors maximising their time. specially helpful in sorting out a personal mis-booking. tickets for Independence Hall are issued here...More

Thank peter29alex
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saw a mini play about the constitution that was very moving. The audiences applauded. Nice exhibits including interactive things for children like being sworn in as president. An area called signer's hall with statues of all the signers. An actual signed copy of the Declaration...More

Thank Kjgage
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrive early before 8:30 AM as people show up and get all the tickets for blocks of time even if there is a short line. The two people in front of me blocked out over an hour of tour times. Then after you get your...More

Thank Dwight G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not impressed, too crowded, very narrow not setup very well.Ranger was curt not too friendly, but gave us a map and some half hearted directions. Tons of stuff in gift shop, some neat, and all over priced. Even the cheap kids stuff that...More

Thank ScubaRock
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into the visitor centre to get a bus timetable, but found it had so much more! Lots of information about tours, museums, transport. A ticket office for tours and a kiosk to book tickets to sports events. There's even a small museum and 2...More

Thank TheNorthernStarlet
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Need tickets for Convention.
13 July 2016|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
We are happy to try to help! What convention are you interested in attending?
We would like to purchase the advance tickets @ $1.50 each, but do not see on the website where/how to do so. Help!
31 August 2015|
Response from Albert L | Property representative |
Good morning! I believe you are referring to snagging the timed tickets for Independence Hall. You can call 1-877-444-6777 or visit recreation.gov to purchase tickets. Please note, that only 40% of tickets are able to... More
Kerrie Z
Is there an area of downtown with lockers to store luggage while I'm exploring?
4 June 2015|
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Response from Albert L | Property representative |
Good afternoon Kerrie, our apologies for our late response. I thought this was already answered by a member of our staff. We here at the Independence Visitor Center do not have storage areas in our building. And what many... More