People tend to check in during these times:
This building, completed in the 1750s, is where the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were deliberated and adopted.
Did you know? Independence Hall is pictured on the back of the $100 bill. The hands on the hall’s clock show the time as approximately 4:10 but there’s no record of why this time might have been chose
Get free timed tickets at the Independence Visitor Center. If it's during a busy season, you may have some time to kill--good thing you're in America's most historic square mile.
Go on the free tour.
A bronze marker in front of the building commemorates President John F. Kennedy’s Independence Day speech on July 4, 1962.
This is the most visited historical site in the United States.
Check in and get a special VisitPa badge. (Follow them first.) You can only take pictures across the street. Don't run across to take one or you might get in trouble.
It was awesome to be in the same rooms as our forefathers
great to visit a place where history was made
That was super cool!
go look at the bell at night
Brush up on your American history in Philly. Commune with the founding fathers here.
Found a new country
The Declaration of Independence —written by Thomas Jefferson & amended by the Continental Congress— was approved here on July 4, 1776. Jefferson often visits in the 21st Century, so keep an eye out!
What are the most important questions about democracy to emerge from the constitutional convention that took place here over 225 years ago?
While you're here, create a Bill of Rights!
After you finish the tour here walk a couple blocks down Chestnut street to Jones restaurant. Great place for brunch.
The best photo with a group at Independence Hall is taken from outside before you go in through security.
Tickets are not required if the tour is taken in Jan or Feb.
Get your free timed ticket from the friendly rangers at the Independence Visitor Center. Get there early (building opens at 8:30).
The clocktower renovations are complete. The clock -- and its chime -- are working once again.
ok, we can go, it's close to us
Get your Free Tickets nice and early from the Independence Visitor Center :)
The Rangers are pretty good guides but there is not much to see, except for what the place means
Get your tickets ahead and enjoy the informative tour. There's several bldgs to see nearby as well before or after tour.
They let 85 people into the independance hall tour every 20 min.
Where the Earth's location in regards to the sun ceases to have meaning, and Nicholas Cage finds some super nifty glasses that allow you to see more clues on the Declaration of Independence.
Awesome, awesome place! I never get bored of coming here!
Get your free tickets FIRST at the Visitors Center on Market St. BEFORE going thru security check at the Hall. It's really not that hard to understand, people.
Make sure you find your correct tour group. We got confused and ended up with a school group. Luckily they had enough room for us. Unluckily, it was a school group.
The senate room wallls are painted the same shade of green as The House of Lords in England.
The west wing of Independence Hall features some of the essiential documents of the formation of the United States.
Wonderful tour, may you be lucky enough to be given it by the impassioned and über knowledgable Ranger Gus. He's wonderful.
Hay que decirlo... los gringos tienen un talento especial para conmemorar sus fiestas... yo ni sé donde se firmó la independencia de Chile