Let history surround you at Philadelphia's first indoor, state-of-the art 360-degree, 3-D panoramic attraction! 'Liberty 360' will immerse the viewer in the symbols of freedom. Benjamin Franklin appears in a groundbreaking 360-degree, 3-D show unlike anything that has ever been seen before, and escorts the audience on a journey of discovery and exploration of America's most beloved symbols. The 12-minute, 3-D film surrounds the audience in a new customized state-of-the-art theater, inside the new Historic Philadelphia Center.
Hear riveting stories of American history even most adults have never heard at various charming 'Storytelling Benches' scattered around the Historic Philadelphia area. 'Once Upon A Nation' storytellers aren't dressed in colonial garb, but they'll effortlessly transport you back in time as you sit on spacious and comfortable teak benches, all an easy stroll from one another. Stories last just a few minutes each and are told continuously during operating hours. You can start at any of the benches, all clearly marked with a 'Once Upon A Nation' sign. Wherever you elect to start you storytelling journey, be sure to ask your storyteller for a flag. Kids collect one star from each bench they visit; flags complete with all 13 stars may be presented for a coupon book and fun prizes at the Historic Philadelphia Center.
Independence After Hours is an evening walking tour visiting some of the landmarks of Philadelphia’s Historic District and immersing the visitor with Colonial characters who bring history to life right in the place where it happened.
Enjoy beers, cocktails, and appetizer-style snacks at four taverns while your Colonial tippler leads you in song and toasts. Discover what taverns were like in the Colonial days and even find out what nimptopsical means. This evening out begins at the Historic Philadelphia Center (across from Independence Hall) and ends at the historic City Tavern. So bring some friends, your thirst and join others for a romp through Historic Philadelphia.