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Independence After Hours

A sneak peek at Philadelphia’s history

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Overview

This evening walking tour visits some of the landmarks of Philadelphia’s Historic District and is populated with Colonial characters who bring history to life right in the place where it happened.

Independence After Hours tour-takers walk through the shadows of Independence Hall during an exclusive opportunity to go inside at night, with no crowds, and experience what those late nights of the summer of 1776 were like for the Founding Fathers.

The Experience

A rare opportunity to go inside some of Philly's historic landmarks at night, with no crowds.

Independence After Hours is a one-of-a-kind experience that’s perfect for all ages.

The evening begins with a delicious three-course meal at the historic City Tavern where Colonial townspeople entertain guests. The Colonial host then “sneaks” everyone into the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall), once he talks his way past the vigilant night watchman.

Inside the hall, visitors witness several Founding Fathers deep in discussion over the creation of the Declaration of Independence.

The tour runs select days, late May through October, and departs from the Museum of the American Revolution at 2nd and Chestnut streets.

Tickets & More

Tickets to the event are available online and include discounts for students, seniors, military and children 12 and under.

For more information on Independence After Hours, to buy tickets and for pricing, click the button below.

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