Independence NHP Special Programs

Welcome to Independence National Historical Park

Experience, Discover, Wonder, Explore... Whatever you interests, whatever your age, you're in the right place! Our park rangers and partners have prepared a wide variety of of programs and activities to help you and your family have a great experience.
Independence Hall with a blue sky in the background.

So much of what happened in American history can be traced right back to Independence Hall.

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Park Events

Check out events and programs at Independence National Historical Park especially designed by our park rangers to commemorate, celebrate, and discover important episodes in the history of the United States of America.
Detail of figurine of squirrel holding a scroll and quill pen.

Let Skuggs the Squirrel guide your family through the Benjamin Franklin Museum, one of many fun things families can do while visiting Independence National Historical Park.

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Play, Explore, Look, and Learn...all at Independence National Historical Park. There is something to engage, entertain and challenge every family.
Park ranger and visitors walking down a sunny path.

A walking tour with one of our knowledgeable park rangers is a great way to discover more about the founding of the United States.

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Ongoing Park Programs for Summer 2015

Are you looking to delve deeper into the history of the birth of the United States and the stories of the founders? Find out more on one of our many ranger-led tours, walks, talks, and programs available this summer at Independence National Historical Park.
Man in 18th-Century costume holding up a copy of the Declaration of Independence behind Independence Hall.

Hear the stirring words of the Declaration of Independence read aloud on one of the many programs presented by Historic Philadelphia, Inc.

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Partner Programs

Independence National Historical Park is pleased to present a wide variety of offerings from our park partner, Historic Philadelphia, Inc. Listen to fascinating lesser known stories from Philadelphia's past, or thrill to hear stirring words of the Declaration of Independence. You may even get to "sneak" into Independence Hall after dark!

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