Philadelphia, PA 19106
Independence Visitor Center
The Visitors Center also features the National Park Service's changing park exhibits, which showcase items from the park’s museum collection as well as five permanent exhibits focusing on themes central to Philadelphia and the birth of America: Independence Hall, scene of the events that created the United States of America The evolution of the American idea of democratic government, as articulated in the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution and the Articles of Confederation Benjamin Franklin and his many achievements as published author, scientist and diplomat 18th Century Philadelphia The Liberty Bell Special Features A personal concierge can assist you with your trip planning and within the building there are brochures and computer kiosks that highlight regional attractions; as well as several educational and entertaining films. Other visitor amenities include: Knowledgeable concierge services Restaurant and hotel reservation service Ticketing for tours, cultural, sporting, and special events Interactive trip planning computers Stimulating informational multimedia displays showcasing the region’s attractions An upscale gift shop offering merchandise and souvenirs A coffee bar offering a full range of beverages, pastries, and light fare An outdoor seasonal café Ample public restrooms Easily accessible by public transit Catering/special event space complete with an outdoor terrace available for rent to the public Hours: The Independence Visitor Center opens daily at 8:30 a.m. Closing times change seasonally. There is no fee to use the visitor center.