Congress Hall in Philadelphia Tours and Tickets
Congress Hall played an important role in the history of the United States. Following the American Revolutionary War, Philadelphia was declared the capital city and Congress Hall served as the home of the U.S. Congress from 1790-1800. Today, the building is part of Independence National Historic Park and is open to the public for tours.
6th and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106
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Dark Philly Adult Night Tour
See the dark side of Philly during this adult night tour developed by a local university professor. Not for the faint of heart, this tour uncovers Philadelphia’s R-rated sites and stories, from vampires, pirate ghost ships, and haunted attractions to torture, executions, and the red light district. You'll also visit historical attractions and see the sights illuminated at night. This tour is not suitable for children.
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia
Discover the birthplace of America on this guided walking tour through the country’s most historic area in Philadelphia. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Independence National Historical Park and more than 20 other historic sites on this 1.25-mile trek, including the National Constitution Center, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and many more.
Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour
Take a deep dive into Philadelphia history on this guided walking tour of the city’s Revolutionary landmarks. With a full roster of historical sites like Independence Hall as well newer institutions such as the Museum of the American Revolution, this tour combines all the essentials for a keen understanding of Philly’s crucial role in the founding of the United States.
Revolution and the Founders: History Tour of Philadelphia
Discover the history and flavors of Philadelphia on a walking tour. Follow your guide to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and other noteworthy sights in the Birthplace of Independence. Get to see some of the favorite haunts of the country’s founding fathers and other influential Americans.
The Black Journey: An African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia
Uncover Philadelphia’s dynamic African-American heritage during this Black history-focused walking tour. Learn about the lives of enslaved people, including the daring escape of Martha Washington’s handmaid, and the Black pastor who founded African Methodist Episcopal Church. You’ll cover the city’s top attractions along the way, including the Liberty Bell and Congress Hall.
Philadelphia and Amish Country Day Trip from New York City
Seize the opportunity to experience Philadelphia and Pennsylvania’s Amish country during your time in NYC with this hassle-free tour. Rather than juggling trains, buses, or rental cars; relax aboard a comfortable minivan or coach; and travel south to see Philadelphia’s historical highlights, such as the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Then, head for Lancaster County to discover how the traditional Amish people live and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride.
Haunted Philadelphia: Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour
Dare to visit more than 20 of Philadelphia’s scariest sites on this ghoulish 75-minute, outdoor walking adventure. From the legendary ghosts of Independence Hall to the paranormal on Pine Street, this Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour explores Philadelphia’s haunted facts and folklore. Experience the city’s monuments by moonlight and listen to spooky stories. Travel the cobblestone streets of Old City and see famous film locations from big screen thrillers ‘The Sixth Sense’ and ‘National Treasure.’
Old City Philadelphia Private Guided Tour
Step into the shoes of America's founding fathers as you walk through the streets of Philadelphia on a private walking tour. Alongside a private tour guide, visit key landmarks of the Old City including the Betsey Ross House, Old City Hall, and the Liberty Bell. Your costumed guide regales you with stories and facts about the birth of the US and Philadelphia's significance.
Historic and Revolutionary Philadelphia Tour
Experience the history of the United States on this guided small group walking tour around Philadelphia, the birthplace of freedom in America. You'll see the building where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed, the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross's House, and much more! This tour even includes a special presentation about George Washington in the Museum of the American Revolution.
2-Hour Grim Philly Ghost Tour
Ghosts, witches, demons, evil magic, and werewolves have spellbound horror writers but are rooted in something very real. Philadelphia ghost stories and spooky fall lore are discussed within a wider historical context of supernatural and folkloric cultural diffusion; and Halloween season lore, in particular. Are vampires real? How do we expel demonic possession and ghosts? Is all magic maleficium? This tour is as scholarly as it is creepy. No minimum age. Available only October 2022. Give our Exorcism and Halloween episodes a listen free on Grim Philly Podcast; then come to our Philly ghost tour for more, and in person.
Philadelphia Untold Stories Guided History Tour
The concept of a free country was born within a few square blocks. We will visit the revered structures of the past, including those where the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution were drafted, where presidents lived, and where delegates discussed the destiny of our nation. Along the route, we'll pass by a few well-known artifacts and discover the mysteries and tales these structures conceal. We'll talk about some names you've probably never heard of and share some historical obscurities. Let's hop in our time machine and head back to America in the 18th century.
The Road to Revolution: A Self-Guided Audio Tour in Philadelphia
Are you looking for a way to discover Philadelphia’s Old City without joining a tour group? Explore at your own pace with this self-guided walking tour. • Find out about the individuals who shaped the city from its beginnings to American Independence like Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton • Hear from producer Reid Addis, a local architect and tour guide • Do it all in 120 minutes or linger at stops along the way with complete control over when you start and finish • Get unlimited use before your booking date and after it • Use the virtual tour option at home Once you’ve booked, you’ll receive a ticket with instructions and a unique code listed under “Before You Go”. Then simply install the Voice Map app and enter your code. The app displays directions to the starting point, and when you’re in the right place, pop in your headphones, and just tap start. Voice Map has automatic GPS playback, with turn-by-turn directions. It also works offline.
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Congress Hall in Philadelphia hours of operation: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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