If you are planning to take a weekend trip to Philadelphia and don’t know where to start your adventure in the City of Brotherly Love, may we humbly suggest the Independence Visitor Center located in the Independence Mall?
The Independence Visitor Center (1 North Independence Mall W., Philadelphia PA) is located in close proximity to some of the city’s most popular attractions that include the Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall and the National Constitution Center.
In addition to the Visitor’s Center’s helpful concierge staff, patrons receive a comprehensive orientation to all of the different dining options shopping centers and history of the city.
The Independence Visitor Center is also the exclusive pick-up location for free tickets to Independence Hall. The timed tickets allow tourists to expedite their visit to see even more of Philadelphia quickly, which is great for a short weekend stay. In the months of January and February, no ticket is required.
Walk-up tickets are available everyday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. with the first tour kicking off at 9 a.m. It is, however, important to note that you can only get tickets for the day of.
In case you are hungry, Café Independence serves up pretzels and Italian hoagies and is located near the Center. In addition, the Crosswalk Café is the ideal place to take in great views of Independence Hall and Philadelphia’s historic district while also enjoying a snack.