Attractions - Historic Homes and Buildings

Declaration House


As a delegate to the Second Continental Congress in 1776, Thomas Jefferson rented two rooms in this house where he proceeded to draft the Declaration of Independence. The reconstruction of this building dates from 1975.

This site is currently closed to visitors. Please check for additional information.

Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.09 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 1.00 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.42 miles


Facility Amenities

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

Facility Information

  • Family Friendly
  • Student Friendly

Group Information

  • Group Friendly


Facility Amenities

  • Free Admission

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