Independence Hall is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with extended hours in summer until 7:00 PM.
Visit Independence Hall early in the morning on weekdays to enjoy quiet time and avoid crowds.
Visiting the museum should take between one and two hours.
Explore the building where history was made and walk in the footsteps of the Founders of the USA. It was Independence Hall, originally the Pennsylvania State House, where 56 delegates gathered to pledge their "lives, their fortune and their sacred honor" for independence.
See the country's most significant rooms where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States were signed. Visit the Congress Hall, the former meeting point of the House of Representatives and the US Senate, when Philadelphia was the country's capital, and the Supreme Court Chamber.
Independence Hall is located at 520 Chestnut Street, west of 5th Street.
Enter the building through a security screening. The meeting point for visitors is behind Independence Hall.
Parking is available in the underground garage of the Independence Visitor Center at 6th and Market Streets. In addition, you can park your car in the garage on 2nd Street between Chestnut and Walnut Streets.
The 5th Street stop of the Market-Frankford Line is the nearest metro station to the museum, steps away from the Independence Visitor Center.
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An Independence Hall ticket costs $1 per person. Tickets are required from March through December. Mind that admission to the museum is by tour only.
Visitors can enter Independence Hall without tickets in January, February, and during extended hours in summer, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.