Alerts & Conditions


Access to Independence National Historical Park is as follows:


  • Indoor spaces:
    • Independence Visitor Center
      • Open 9 am–5 pm
    • Independence Hall
      • Open 9 am–5 pm
      • From 9 am–5 pm, entrance is by timed, ticketed tour only. Learn how to obtain tickets.
    • Liberty Bell Center
      • Open 9 am–5 pm
    • Congress Hall
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm by tour only, first-come, first-served. Explore at your own pace in January and February.
    • Supreme Court Chamber in Old City Hall
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm
    • Great Essentials Exhibit in the West Wing of Independence Hall
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm
    • America's National Parks Store in Old City Hall
      • Open daily 10 am–4 pm
    • Second Bank of the U.S.
      • Open Thursday thru Sunday, 11 am–5 pm
    • Benjamin Franklin Museum and Store
      • Open daily 9 am–5 pm
    • Franklin Court Printing Office
      • Open daily 10 am–5 pm; last printing demonstration at 4:30 pm
    • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
      • Open Friday thru Sunday from 9 am–12 pm, and 1 pm–5 pm
    • Free Quaker Meeting House
      • Open Saturdays and Sundays, 11 am–4 pm
    • Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial
      • Open Saturdays and Sundays, 12 noon–4 pm
  • Outdoor spaces, including:
    • Independence Mall
    • South Side of Independence Square
    • Franklin Court Courtyard
    • Washington Square at Walnut Street between 6th and 7th Streets
    • Rose Garden between Walnut and Locust Streets and 4th and 5th Streets
    • Magnolia Garden on Locust Street between 4th and 5th Streets
    • The gardens between 3rd and 5th Streets and Walnut and Chestnut Streets


  • Fragments of Franklin Court archeological exhibit
  • Declaration House
  • New Hall Military Museum
  • Todd and White Houses
  • Germantown White House
  • City Tavern

Last updated: September 5, 2023

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Philadelphia, PA 19106



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