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Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour

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Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

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Local, English-speaking guide.
Admission to a demonstration at the Museum of the American Revolution.
A donation to a local community organization.
National Park Service Fee for guided groups.
Gratuities
Additional food and drink.
Souvenirs or personal shopping.
Signer's Garden , 434-498 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Your guide will meet you at the Signer’s Statue in Signer's Garden; 498 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Old City , Old City, Philadelphia, PA, USA

A central location in the heart of Old City and the Historic District.

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY WeVenture
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.

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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, Highlights, & Revolution 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
  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour.
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What is the policy on sanitization during Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour?
A:The policy on sanitization is:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour.
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What is the social distancing policy during Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution 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, Highlights, & Revolution Tour.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Philadelphia History, Highlights, & Revolution Tour.

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  • "Reasons included some things aren't open on Mondays, or Covid closures." See review

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star-4
Philadelphia Historical Tour
Beatrice_T
, May 2022
Our tour guide Josh was amazing! He was knowledgeable, patient, professional, and connected well to our group. He took questions, memorized everyone's name in the group using cool, and made slight deviations from his script to accommodate us. We watched a short video indoors called the White Tent. Then, Josh went above and beyond to fulfill a last minute request to show us the Liberty Bell, which was not part of the outdoor walking tour experience. He shared great insights about George Washington during the Revolutionary War and Bejamin Franklin's major contributions to American History. Our group, which were participants in the TRiO Veterans Upward Bound program at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland toured on May 21, 2022, which had a record high temperature of 90 degrees, not an ideal day to do a walking tour, but we stayed the course and remained as hydrated as possible. I recommend wearing comfortable shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, and drinking lots of water! Masks were optional at the time, but bring them just in case.
star-5
Walking history lesson
DebraA_B
, May 2022
Great tour so much history!! Went to the museum of the revolutionary, saw George Washington’s war tent amazing!
star-5
Josh was a great tour guide
Sathish_J
, May 2022
Great tour. I gained a lot of knowledge on American history. I recommend this tour. We did not go inside many attractions, but the tour covered a lot.
star-5
Very Knowledgeable Tour Guide
Nicole_W
, May 2022
We had a great tour. We enjoyed our tour guide and husband extensive knowledge of the history around the city.
star-5
Great Tour, a must for history enthusiasts
Louise_H
, Apr 2022
Great tour with Adam! Adam has his Masters in American History and is very knowledgeable. This is an extended tour covering a lot of ground. A highlight was a visit to the American Revolution museum where Washington’s original war tent is on display. A sobering symbol of leadership. We also covered Independence Hall, Congress, Liberty Bell, Ben Franklin museum and gravesite, and Betsy Ross house among other sites. Adam created context and provided information not found in the average history book. Thanks for the great tour! Adam also had a new trainee with him, Anthony, whose energy and passion for history and engaging people was contagious. We wish Anthony well with his new endeavor!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Best Historical Tour Guide ever!
Kenneth_T
, Apr 2022
our guide Louisa was OUTSTANDING. She was so very knowledgable, filled in every detail with information from her vast historial education. Her love of the City and its history was a special part of this tour. One of the best walking tours in an historical city we have ever taken. Do request her!
star-5
Well worth the money and time.
Tim_V
, Apr 2022
The Museum of the American Revolution was amazing (Washington's War Tent). Our guide was fantastic, expertly knowledgeable, and very personable. Just an all around great experience and glad we did it.
star-4
Great way to see everything in a few hours
Jim_A
, Apr 2022
Tour guide makes the experience: shares so many insights that you would miss if you were trying to do it all yourself. Fascinating history brought to life. A couple of stops less interesting, but overall highly recommend
star-5
We found it all very...
Richard_R
, Apr 2022
We found it all very interesting. The guide was excellent and very informative without being boring. His pace was good and the tour wasn't very taxing for a walking tour. I thought it was a bus tour. (My mistake) but found the walking tour to be better with more information than a bus tour.
star-5
Philly tour with kids
Jean_B
, Apr 2022
the guide was knowledgable and handled my crew of young boys very well. we walked and saw many interesting things.

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