Philadelphia Attractions & Historical Sites

Historic Sites

Liberty Bell Center

The Liberty Bell Center is open year round, though hours vary by season, and tickets are not required to attend. Visit www.nps.gov/inde/liberty-bell-center.htm to get more details.

National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center is the first and only nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the U.S. Constitution and its legacy of freedom. Check them out at www.constitutioncenter.org for more information.

Independence Hall

Come learn about the rich history behind the birth of our great nation at Independence Hall. For a full list of attractions, directions, and hours of operation, visit www.nps.gov/inde/.

Independence Visitor Center

The Independence Visitor Center has a large database of attractions for the greater Philadelphia area. You can visit their website at www.independencevisitorcenter.com.

Historic Philadelphia

With unique experiences from the Betsy Ross House, Franklin Square, Lights of Liberty, and Once Upon A Nation, Historic Philadelphia is a fun and interactive learning experience. Visit them at www.historicphiladelphia.org.

 

Museums and More

Franklin Institute

Check out all of the exhibits at the Franklin Institute, including the Planetarium, Franklin Theater, and IMAX Theater. You can visit www2.fi.edu for more information.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art invites visitors from around the world to explore its renowned collections, acclaimed special exhibitions, and enriching programs. Visit their web site at www.philamuseum.org.

Please Touch Museum

The Please Touch Museum enriches the lives of children by creating learning opportunities through play and was the first in the nation to target children seven and younger. Check it out at www.pleasetouchmuseum.org.

Barnes Foundation

The mission of the Barnes Foundation, which dates back to its founding in 1922, is “the promotion of the advancement of education and the appreciation of the fine arts.” Learn more at www.barnesfoundation.org.

Philadelphia Zoo

Come visit and interact with all of the wonderful animals here at the Philadelphia Zoo. For a full listing of the animals and attractions, please visit www.philadelphiazoo.org today.

 
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