The best visits start with the Independence Visitor Center.
Seeing the best of the City of Brotherly Love is as simple as starting at the right place.
We provide access to all the city has to offer: activities, tickets, reservations, and opportunities.
Our friendly, multilingual staff can help turn any visitor's wish list into a personalized and unforgettable itinerary.
A limited quantity of free, timed tickets to tour Independence Hall are distributed on a first-come, first-serve basis every day at the Independence Visitor Center. Advance reservations are available for a $1.50 handling fee online or by calling 1 (877) 444-6777.
Some museums offer bag check with the cost of admission, including the National Constitution Center, Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Bag storage is available at 30th St. Station for Amtrak customers with a valid ticket for a fee of $10 per item for 24 hours.
Convenient, onsite parking is available for visitors who start at the Visitor Center. The AutoPark at Independence Mall is a 24-hour, fully enclosed parking garage operated by the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Entrances are located on both 5th and 6th Streets, between Market and Arch Streets.
Since 2003, the Liberty Bell has been on display in a structure located on Independence Mall, called the Liberty Bell Center. No timed tickets are required to visit the Bell, but a security check is required for entry.