A park that is steeped in American history, Independence National Historical Park is a national park that preserves several sites associated with the American Revolution, it is situated in Philadelphia, USA. The park covers 55 acres of land and is looked after by the National Park Service, it has been nicknamed “America's most historic square mile”. The landscaped park contains the UNESCO World Heritage site Independence Hall where the declaration of the independence of the United States was called. The park also includes the First Bank of the United States, the Liberty Bell and Carpenters’ Hall.
If using the city’s underground subway take the ‘5th St Independence Hall Station - MFL’ stop. The closest train station is ‘Jefferson’ this is served by many train lines that travel into the city. The closest bus stop is at ‘Independence Hall’ a minute walk away, the 17, 33, and 48 buses stop there.
Opening Times and Admission
It is free to enter the park, most of the grounds of the park are open 24 hours a day but the landmarks operate on a 9am-5pm schedule.