Declaration House
Photo by G. Widman for Visit Philadelphia

Thomas Jefferson resided at this site while drafting the Declaration of Independence.

The house was later demolished, and then reconstructed in 1975.

The first floor contains exhibits and a short film on the drafting of the Declaration.

On the second floor, the bedroom and parlor that Jefferson occupied have been recreated and contain period furnishings. 

Closed to the Public

wheelchair-accessibleWheelchair Accessible

service-animalsService Animals Welcome


Declaration House

4 South 7th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States


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