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Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings

Congress Hall

Description

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 WashingtonÆs second inauguration, and the transfer of power to John Adams as second president.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.11 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.11 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.54 miles

General

Facility Amenities

  • Accessible by Public Transit
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bus Parking
  • Non Smoking
  • Comp for Guides

Facility Information

  • Family Friendly
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Student Friendly

Group Information

  • Group Friendly

Venue Amenities

  • Guided Tours Available

Hours

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

Attraction

Facility Amenities

  • Free Admission

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 WashingtonÆs second inauguration, and the transfer of power to John Adams as second president.

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