Tourist/Visitor Information

Philadelphia Visitor Center Corporation

Historic District

(215) 925-6101


In accordance with new “Safer at Home” restrictions issued by the City of Philadelphia as part of a broad-based effort to curb community spread of COVID-19, all Independence National Historical Park indoor sites, including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and the Independence Visitor Center are temporarily closed through January 1, 2021. 

During the closure, the Philadelphia Visitor Center Corporation will continue to offer visitor information services and respond to visitor inquiries through its toll-free phone service, available seven days per week, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. at (800) 537-7676. The IVCC will also continue to engage with visitors online by providing digital content and virtual access to

Philadelphia’s attractions, museums, and historic sites for visitors to enjoy while planning for an in-person visit in the future. 

Amenities located inside the Philadelphia Visitor Center are also closed but offer online services.  Shop and support the PVCC by purchasing Philadelphia-themed souvenirs and locally-made products at the Independence Gift Shop’s online store: Start planning your 2021 special event or wedding by contacting The Liberty View Meeting and Event Space. 

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the IVCC has been fully dedicated to ensuring the health and safety of employees, guests, and visitors as its top priority. These efforts are recognized by the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), and the Independence Visitor Center is the only visitor center in the world to achieve (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation for implementing the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. The IVCC looks forward to safely reopening in the new year. 



Banquet Sit Down Capacity

  • 180

Outdoor Space

  • Outdoor Space

Reception Stand Up Capacity

  • 500


Venue Amenities

  • Exclusive Caterer
  • Freight Elevator
  • Liquor License
  • Loading Dock
  • Onsite AV Available
  • Rental Equipment Available
  • Vendors Exclusive
  • Guided Tours Available

Group Information

  • Britni Lettsome
  • 215.965.2300
  • Group Friendly

Facility Amenities

  • Accessible by Public Transit
  • Air Conditioning
  • WiFi Free
  • Handicap Access
  • Non Smoking
  • Onsite Parking
  • Senior Discount

Facility Information

  • LEED Certified
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Student Friendly

Payment Options

  • Payment Option CC AmEx
  • Payment Option CC Discover
  • Payment Option CC Mastercard
  • Payment Option CC Visa


Hours Sun

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm

Hours Mon

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm

Hours Tue

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm

Hours Wed

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm

Hours Thurs

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm

Hours Fri

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm

Hours Sat

  • 8:30am - 6:00pm

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