Franklin’s Footsteps Colonial Walking Tour
A Philadelphia Trolley Works walking tour of Historic Philadelphia
This guided walking tour retraces the footsteps of Benjamin Franklin and his fellow patriots during the founding of our nation.
Along the way, you will see Christ Church, where Ben Franklin and our Founding Fathers worshipped, the Betsy Ross House, where the first flag was made, and the Christ Church Burial Ground, the final resting place of Ben Franklin and many historic leaders. Also, you’ll learn about the National Constitution Center — the historic area’s newest attraction which explores the U.S. Constitution, a worldwide symbol of freedom and justice.
Tours depart from the Sightseeing Tour Kiosk at the Independence Visitor Center.
Each tour lasts approximately 75 minutes. The tours are available November through April, weather permitting, and daily May through October. Please call (215) 389-TOUR for specific times.
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In the neighborhood
Museums & Attractions
12th and Arch Streets
The Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA 19107
- St. Stephen’s Protestant Episcopal Church
- Merriam Theater
- Campus Philly CollegeFest
- First Friday
- PSFS Building
- The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania
- National Museum of American Jewish History
- Starman in the Ancient Garden
- City Hall
- View more attractions
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