Congress Hall



Old City/Historic District

6th and Chestnut streets
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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p: (215) 965-2305
f: (215) 597-0060


Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings

Between 1790 and 1800, Philadelphia served as the capital of the United States. The House of Representatives and Senate met here at Congress Hall. This building was the site of George Washington's second inauguration, and the transfer of power to John Adams as second president.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.12 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.13 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.55 miles


Facility Amenities:
Accessible by Public Transit, Air Conditioning, BusParking, Guided Tours Avail, Non Smoking, CompGuide, CompDriver, Free Admission
Facility Information:
Family Friendly, LGBT Friendly, Student Friendly
Group Information:
Group Friendly


Hours Sun:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Mon:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Tue:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Wed:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Thurs:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Fri:
9:00am - 5:00pm
Hours Sat:
9:00am - 5:00pm

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