Tower Tour
Photo by M. Edlow for IVCC

City Hall Tower Tour

See the city from William Penn's point of view!

The City Hall Tower Tour offers a panoramic view of Philadelphia's landscape from 548 feet above ground. Ascend to the top of the historic building via elevator to enjoy a spectacular view of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and city skyline from the city’s highest open-air observation deck.

City Hall Tower Tours are available Monday - Friday, every 15 minutes, from 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m; and on select Saturdays,
11 a.m. - 4 p.m., weather- and capacity-permitting.

Visitors may choose to take the Tower Tour only, or as part of the City Hall Interior Tour.

Closed Temporarily
Due to COVID-19
Normal Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m
Select Saturdays
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

City Hall Tower Tour

1 Penn Square
Room 121
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States


City Hall Visitor Center

City Hall Visitor Center

City Hall Visitor Center provides visitor services in Philadelphia's City Hall, located in room 121 of the East Portal. Interior and Tower Tours of this iconic building are also available.
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.