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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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