Our Commitment to Safely

Re-Opening with Care

K. Huff for PHLCVB

Independence Visitor Center is now open daily.

After a temporary closure due to COVID-19, the Independence Visitor Center and other Independence National Historical Park indoor sites, including Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center, have resumed daily operations. 

The Independence Visitor Center has instituted health and safety procedures based on recommended guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to maintain a safe, sanitized, and secure space for visitors.

As the official visitor center of greater Philadelphia, the Independence Visitor Center provides information services and access to historic sites, museums, and tours. Independence Gift Shop inside the Visitor Center is also open daily.

Responsible Re-Opening:

Opening Protocols
Multiple Measures

The Independence Visitor Center has activated a multi-layered approach to ensure proper social distancing throughout the building by monitoring maximum occupancy in each space.


Visitor Experience Associates with Mask
Visitor Services

Friendly visitor experts respond to inquiries and provide up-to-date information about open attractions, available in-person at the Visitor Center (from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.), or with toll-free phone service (from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.)  

Our Open Locations:
Independence Visitor Center

Independence Visitor Center

The official visitor center of greater Philadelphia is located in Independence National Historical Park and the exclusive location to pick up free, timed tickets to tour Independence Hall.
Gift Shop

Independence Gift Shop

The official gift shop of Philadelphia is the largest retail location for Philadelphia-themed merchandise, offering iconic favorites like the LOVE statue and Rocky memorabilia, and locally sourced products.

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