Alerts & Conditions


Please maintain social distancing protocols and expect reduced capacity limits.

Access to Independence National Historical Park is as follows:


  • Indoor spaces:
    • Independence Visitor Center
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • Independence Hall
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm. From March through December and on winter holiday weekends, entrance is by timed, ticketed tour only. Learn how to obtain tickets. Entrance in January and February is by tour only, first-come, first-served (except winter holiday weekends).
    • Liberty Bell Center
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • Congress Hall
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm 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 9am to 5pm
    • Great Essentials Exhibit in the West Wing of Independence Hall
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • America's National Parks Store in Old City Hall
      • Open daily 10am to 4pm
    • Benjamin Franklin Museum and Store
      • Open daily 9am to 5pm
    • Franklin Court Printing Office
      • Open daily 10am to 5pm; last printing demonstration at 4:30pm
    • Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
      • Open Friday thru Sunday from 9am to 12pm, and 1pm to 5pm
  • 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


  • Second Bank of the U.S.
  • Fragments of Franklin Court archeological exhibit
  • Declaration House
  • New Hall Military Museum
  • Todd and White Houses
  • Germantown White House
  • City Tavern
  • Free Quaker Meeting House
  • Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial

Last updated: March 14, 2023

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Philadelphia, PA 19106



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