Liberty BellCurrently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
- Address: 525 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, United States
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 1215-9652305
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Memorial, Monument, Family And Kids
Liberty Bell - Review
“Proclaim LIBERTY throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof.” This is the inscription on this iconic symbol of Independence, cast 1752. It’s believed to be one of the bells rung during the reading of the Declaration of Independence all those centuries ago. The public’s fascination and love for the bell only increased over time – it was used as symbol of freedom for the Cold War, and has been printed on coins and stamps. When you visit, you’ll learn about how the bell came to be, it’s use by abolitionists and advocates for women’s suffrage and pretty much everything else that’s relevant. Make sure you stick around to find out why that giant crack running up its side is so famous!
Liberty Bell Information
- Wheelchair Accessible.
- Warnings: No restrooms. Go to the Independence Visitor Centre Close by.
- The security gates close at 4:55 p.m.
How To reach Liberty Bell by Public Transport
- 5th St Metro Station and buses on all surrounding roads
Restaurants Near Liberty Bell
- El Azteca Mexican
- Burger King
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Things to Know Before Visiting Liberty Bell
95% of people who visit Philadelphia include Liberty Bell in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
32.71% of people start their Liberty Bell visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Liberty Bell
64.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Liberty Bell
Liberty Bell Trips
Liberty Bell, Philadelphia Reviews
The National Park Service people were amazing. They were all so helpful and knowledgeable. We visit a lot of National Parks and National Forests and this group of people that work here are way above the rest. Other National Parks need to take some notes. We took the free walking tour from Benjamin Franklin’s museum that winds through town and ends at his grave. It was very informative. We also stopped by the printing press. Unfortunately they weren’t printing at the time but they were more than happy to tell you how it would work. We also got the free timed entry tour to see Independence Hall. This is a great place to learn about the start of the country.
God Bless America. Land that I love. This place is awesome. Perhaps the coolest were the stairs going up to the 2nd floor. So tiny. I hear people were smaller back then. It was amazing during our trip to learn Ben Franklin still makes money. HA! People throw coins on his grave every day. I hear it's up to $2,000 a month in the summer time.
We had never seen the Liberty Bell, so we decided to go when we got stuck in Philly after missing our connection. It's free to get in. There was a pretty long line to get through security though. It moved fast so we didn't have to wait long. There's a bunch of historical information leading up to the bell itself. For some reason I thought it was going to be bigger than it was. It was neat to see once, but nothing that exciting. It's worth stopping by if you're in Philly.
We had friends visiting from Italy for a few days. Philly was one of our favorite places to visit with them. There was a 10-minute line to enter the museum where the Bell is located, because of security checks at the entrance. Then you walk through a long hallway to read the whole story of this Bell and how it became the symbol of liberty that we know today. The Bell is at the end of this short tour. Then you can head over to the visitor center to get tickets for all the other attractions.
They were able to make a relatively simple visit in a true historic experience. Lots of nice displays with facts and memorabilia well distributed. Although a lot of people were visiting at the same time, the spaces are good enough to move around without spoiling the visit. Nice and close view of the Liberty Bell itself. It worth the small line (due to security checking) to enter the center