Photo by J. Fusco for IVCC
Photo by J. Fusco for IVCC

Independence Visitor Center

Located at 6th and Market streets, the Independence Visitor Center is the gateway to Independence National Historical Park, and the exclusive location to pick up free, timed tickets to tour Independence Hall.

We welcome all visitors to speak with our multilingual Visitor Services Representatives, who are fluent in twelve languages. They are available to help you make the most out of your time, with options to purchase tickets to more than 100 area attractions and tours; book hotel or restaurant reservations; share upcoming event information; and assist with all of your trip-planning needs.

Stop in to browse and pick up regional maps and brochures; enjoy free informative historical films; charge your cell phone for free; and connect with our free wireless internet access. The Visitor Center is also home to the Independence Gift Shop, the official gift shop of the Greater Philadelphia region; and Cafe Independence.

The Independence Visitor Center is open 363 days a year, 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., with extended operating hours until 7:00 p.m. between Memorial Day and Labor Day. No timed tickets are necessary to tour Independence Hall in January and February. 

The Independence Visitor Center is located across the street from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. 

Click here to learn more about why you should start any trip to Philadelphia at the Visitor Center.


8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


6th and Market sts. 1 N. Independence Mall West
19106 Philadelphia , PA
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