Philadelphia Attractions Reopening After Federal Government Shutdown
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Following the 16-day partial shutdown of the federal government, many of Philadelphia’s top attractions are beginning to reopen.
The Independence Visitor Center at 6th and Market is once again open for ticketing and visitor information. The Benjamin Franklin Museum is open Thursday (October 17) with free admission throughout the day.
The Liberty Bell and Independence Hall reopened Thursday afternoon. For Thursday only, timed tickets for Independence Hall will not be required and entry will be first come, first served. For additional updates and ticket information, please contact the Independence Visitor Center at (800) 537-7676.
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- Independence Hall
- The Liberty Bell
- Independence Visitor Center
- The Benjamin Franklin Museum – Free admission Thursday, October 17
- The National Constitution Center
- The Franklin Institute and Franklin Memorial
- Valley Forge National Historical Park
- The President’s House
- City Tavern
- Betsy Ross House
- Franklin Square
- Elfreth’s Alley
- Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent
- National Museum of American Jewish History – Admission is pay-what-you-wish during throughout the shutdown.
- Christ Church
- Carpenters’ Hall
- National Liberty Museum
- Liberty 360 in the PECO Theater
- African American Museum in Philadelphia
- Adventure Aquarium
- American Philosophical Society
- Philadelphia Zoo
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- The Barnes Foundation
- The Penn Museum
- Fireman’s Hall
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