Independence Visitor Center

Tourist Information, History Museum
599 Market St (at 6th St)
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(800) 537-7676
8:30am - 6:00pm
8:30am - 6:00pm
8:30am - 6:00pm
8:30am - 6:00pm
8:30am - 6:00pm
8:30am - 6:00pm
8:30am - 6:00pm


  • This is the only place to get free, timed Independence Hall tickets. Go on and ask, theyre friendly here!
  • You can have Breakfast With Ben...Franklin, that is, at an all-you-can-eat breakfast 9 10:30 a.m. on most Saturday mornings.
  • Pick up The GPS Ranger while you're at the Independence Visitor Center. It's a multimedia device that leads you on an informative walking tour of Independence National Historical Park.
  • The cancellation station for all the area sites (for your National Park Passport) is at the front desk of this building.
  • Best public restroom in the city.
  • The mayor of Independence Visitor Center at noon on April 30, 2011 gets a shoutout from Mayor Michael Nutter on Twitter!
  • Make sure to strike a conversation with our concierge staff! They are here for you! They have info on restaurants, hotels, and anything else you may need to enjoy your time here in Philadelphia!
  • Come to the giftshop and say hi
  • Best uses of tax dollars around! Free learning & history!
  • Visiting the Liberty Bell is free and requires no ticket. It's just across the street.
  • If you are a connoisseur of such things, the movie "Independence" at the visitors center is among the worst visitor center videos ever made. An unintentionally hilarious 1970s cheesefest of arthouse p
  • Not friendly staff, overcrowded, overpriced
  • Mix cobblestone streets with the high-speed Market-Frankford Line and what do you get? An easy trip to historic sites along side hip restaurants. Ride SEPTA to Independence Mall at 5th St Station!
  • Starbucks coffee and snacks in the back!
  • Tom goes above & beyond his job. He needs a raise! He is the most helpful, sweet & sincere person here! He recalibrated both squish penny machines & made sure they were both working!
  • Catch the Old Barracks Fife and Drum Corps for a great performance and possibly a photo opp! The O'Connor twins are always a great time to chat with!
  • Stop and grab a Dr. Physick!
  • The PHLASH trolley runs Fri, Sat & Sun from 10-6 pm May-October 28, 2012. Just head to stops 2 or 18, buy a $2 ticket & you'll be on your way to seeing more of Philadelphia's attractions and museums.
  • learn its worth it
  • ok, we can go, it's close to us

Nearby places

526 Market St (at 6th St)
520 Chestnut St (btwn S 5th & S 6th Sts)
525 Arch St (btwn 5th St & 6th St)