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Philadelphia History Tour

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icon1 hour 40 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Discover the history and flavors of Philadelphia on a walking tour. Follow your guide to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, and other noteworthy sights in the Birthplace of Independence. Get to see some of the favorite haunts of the country’s founding fathers and other influential Americans.
  • Get an insider’s understanding of the year 1776
  • See the city’s historical sights in just two hours
  • Enjoy special discounts at local businesses
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Every Guide Has a History Degree
Liberty Bell, Franklin; Abundant Sightseeing
Admission to Historic Sites
Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
Gratuities

Departure Point

523 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

We'll meet you directly "outside" the Market Street doors of the Independence Visitor Center, one block to the north of Independence Hall and across the street from The Liberty Bell and President's House in the heart of historic Philadelphia.

Departure Time

11:00 AM

Return Details

143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Tour ends just behind City Tavern and Merchants Exchange where The Continental Congress met every Saturday just aside Alexander Hamilton's Philadelphia home.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Grim Philly Twilight Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Philadelphia History Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia History Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Philadelphia History Tour?
A:The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia History Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Philadelphia History Tour?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia History Tour.

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star-5
Book it. It's a good time.
Nora_M
, Nov 2021
Terry was a very well-informed, patient, and engaging tour guide. He managed to pack a lot of detail in during our time with him. It was a pleasure.
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I loved the history...
Susan_M
, Sep 2021
I loved the history atWashington Square that I never knew. Also, some good story telling from the 18th century of how people lived. I wish we had more time to learn more. The tour guide was very friendly, personable and knowledgeable.
star-5
Philadelphia history tour.
Joel_W
, Sep 2021
Terry did an excellent job giving us the tour. He was extremely knowledgeable about all of the history he spoke about. We would recommend this tour to anyone. It would have been nice if Viator would have mentioned more detail on where to meet at. They only gave an address. Take this tour you will be glad you did!!
star-5
Philadelphia history
Linda_K
, Aug 2021
Good stories and overview. We did NOT get to go inside which was disappointing. Nice way to get an intro to how the USA started.
star-5
FANTASTIC INTERESTING INFORMATIVE
ASHLEY_B
, Aug 2021
TONI WAS FANTASTIC!!! highly recommend this tour! Toni is full of knowledge & information! Felt like we were in national treasure with all the cool innuendos she knew !
star-5
We learned so much on this tour
Mike_B
, Aug 2021
Ted was very knowledgeable and had stories to go along with every stop… we learned so much and enjoyed the tour very much … the pace was perfect and Ted took all questions . We would recommend this tour
star-5
Excellent
Jenny
, Aug 2021
Great tour. I highly recommend. Toni is a great tour guide. My 10 year old son and I enjoyed very much
star-5
Fun day in Philadelphia
Ker
, Aug 2021
I loved hearing the stories which bring historical events to life. Seeing the Maxfield Parrish Tiffany Glass artwork that was saved from being hidden away in a private collector’s stash by effective activism was extra special.
star-5
Great tour of history
Vadim_G
, Aug 2021
Great tour! The guide had incredible knowledge or historical information, details and places you would never find yourself! ThNk you so much!!!
star-5
Awesome
Maria_P
, Jul 2021
Iur tour guide was awesome. I would definitely recommend this tour to everyone. Very educational. I learned some cool fun facts

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