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Independence National Historical Park

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Address: 143 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818
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+1 215-965-2305

One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home...

One of the most famous square miles in the United States, the park is home to the Liberty Bell, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and Independence Hall.

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An important historical site!

We went in April so it was not overly crowded. You can visit the Liberty Bell museum and Independance Hall for free - however I recommend purchasing a time slot for the tour of... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went in April so it was not overly crowded. You can visit the Liberty Bell museum and Independance Hall for free - however I recommend purchasing a time slot for the tour of Independance Hall ahead of your visit (you can purchase online). It was a small fee but you get the time you want to visit. There are... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been to Philadelphia a few times in my life, all of them during the summer. I would not recommend coming to the National Historic Park in the Summer. As the musical 1776 says "It's hot as hell in Philadelphia", and in June, July and August it certainly is. It's also completely filled with tourists. I was there this past... More 

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San Jose, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I went on a guided tour of the Independence Hall. It was such a great experience to bring what you read in books to being in the same room where the constitution was signed. It was well organized. You do have to go through a metal detector if I remember correctly when you line up. We went... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I take students here every year for a field trip and it is spectacular. It is a great central location to see so many of the historic sites in Philly. If you only have a day in Philly, then this is a great place to be.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thought there would be lots of information/displays. There was only 1 small room with information. There were a couple of theaters with with movies, a restroom, gift shop, snack area and a place to pick up tickets. The best thing about this is the restrooms--the only ones on the entire complex that were working at the time.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of national history here spread over several floors and lots of tactile interaction. Cost to enter but well worth it. Very interesting and well laid out.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is quit a display just for a bell. But, it is not just any bell. This is a great exhibit and it is a National Park. And it is free admission, paid for with our tax dollars. Go see it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I didn't know much before I arrived but the succinct graphics made this interesting and informative and then you see the bell. Its pretty good but there is a line and some nice and some very rude guards that you have to go through a searching process first to get through.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The is a "must" for anyone visiting Philly. This is where our wonderful country began. You can't help being impressed with all that is in the park. There is a feeling of pride to be a part of such a great country...and it all started here!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A venue filled with plenty of history including the Liberty Bell, and Nathaniel Hall. Plan your trip here though because you will need to get some of the tickets in advance.

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