Independence Hall, Philadelphia

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The birthplace of America, Independence Hall is the centerpiece of the national historical park located in the oldest part of the city. Known primarily as the location where a young nation declared its independence from the British Empire on July 4, 1776, this landmark building is now a World Heritage Site. A symbol of freedom and democracy, and pictured on the back the $100 bill, the red brick structure consists of a central building with a bell tower and steeple plus two smaller wings featuring arcaded hyphens. For an in-depth look at the interior, pick up your free timed-entry tickets at the park's visitor center. For a small fee, you can also reserve your tickets online or by phone. Use our Philadelphia vacation planning site to add Independence Hall and other attractions to your Philadelphia vacation plans.
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  • Being able to see where the foundation of our democracy began and the State Parks Tour Guides explanation of what took place throughout this historical building.  more »
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