Independence Hall

Type: Historic Sites, Tours and Excursions

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Free Things to Do: Independence Hall was built between 1732 and 1756 as the State House of the Province of Pennsylvania. It is one of Philadelphia's most popular attractions. It's also free. A guided tour is part of...  Read More
Historic Sites: Probably the most famous site in Philadelphia, Independence Hall is where Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin and their rebellious compatriots approved and announced the Declaration of...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 9am-5pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Free Things to Do: "If you've got a smartphone, you can download the NPS app, which gives you immediate access to maps, tours, sites and even a Junior Ranger program."
  • Historic Sites: "Though visiting this building is free, be sure to get timed tickets from the Visitor's Center across the street first."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: As part of the National Park System, this landmark adds to your knowledge of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence without depleting your bank account.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Visiting the site where this country was so valiantly fought for and its foundations created is both moving and informative, and a great educational experience.

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