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When you visit Philly, start at Independence Visitor Center.

Seeing the best of the City of Brotherly Love is as simple as starting at the right place.

Independence Visitor Center is the official visitor center of Philadelphia, located in Independence National Historical Park. 

Our friendly, multilingual staff provide personalized service and free trip-planning advice for 2.5 million visitors each year.

What's Happening?
Philadelphia Marathon

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend

One of the most historic races in the country, the Philadelphia Marathon has expanded to include a Half-Marathon, 8K, kids fun run, and weekend full of events for 30,000 participants, and their friends and families.  
Thanksgiving Day Parade

Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade

The 100th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade is the city's favorite family tradition, and the longest running Thanksgiving Day Parade in America.
Our Locations:
Independence Visitor Center

Independence Visitor Center

City Hall Visitor Center

City Hall Visitor Center


Love Park Visitor Center

Shop & Snack

Rocky Statue Pop-Up Visitor Center

Fashion District

Fashion District Concierge Services

City Hall Tours:
Tower Tour

City Hall Tower Tour

Enjoy a panoramic view from the city's highest open-air observation deck, 548 feet up! Ascend to the top of City Hall via elevator and see a spectacular view of the city Penn envisioned.

City Hall Interior Tour

City Hall Interior Tour

Explore the history, art, and architecture of the world's highest masonry load-bearing structure on this two-hour guided tour.
Philly Favorites:
Betsy Ross House

Betsy Ross House

PHLASH in front of Independence Hall

Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop

Eastern State Penitentiary

Eastern State Penitentiary

National Constitution Center

National Constitution Center

Museum of the American Revolution

Museum of the American Revolution

Top Questions
Where is the Liberty Bell?

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.