Private Philadelphia Tour: History, Highlights and Revolution
TOUR DESCRIPTION

Forget watching History Channel documentaries. Why not see the landmarks that shaped America in real life on this Philadelphia tour? You'll see the building where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed, the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross's House, and much more! This tour even includes a special presentation about George Washington in the Museum of the American Revolution.

Highlights


  • Explore a history-drenched neighborhood and view some of the iconic sights (and a few hidden gems) of Old City Philadelphia with a local guide

  • Absorb the rich historical significance of landmarks like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Elfreth’s Alley, Betsy Ross House and more.

  • Enjoy a special presentation on George Washington at the Museum of the American Revolution

  • Gain access into other historical buildings

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
Tips/gratuities for your guide
Admission into Independence Hall or the Liberty Bell pavilion
Important Information
What is included in the tour?

Local English-speaking guide, admission to a demonstration at the Museum of the American Revolution, a donation to a local community organization and National Park Service Fee for guided groups

What isn't included in the tour?

Food and drinks, Tips/gratuities for your guide

Where do we meet?

Behind the Religious Liberty Statue at the southeast corner of 5th and Market streets; 101 South Independence Mall East

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
New Meeting Point from January 16th: Signers Garden, 498 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106

Where does the tour end?

Convenient location in the heart of Old City

What is the duration of the tour?

2 Hours

What is the minimum group size for the private tour?

The private tour is priced for a minimum number of tree passengers required. A solo traveller may still book a private experience, but they will be charged a base rate for a minimum number of passengers required.

What if I can't find my guide?

If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +1 215 280 3746

Can I cancel my tour?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.

HIGHLIGHTS
MORE INFORMATION

Visit several unmissable sites on this historical Old City Philadelphia tour. This experience ditches the guidebooks and gives you a dose of history from a local perspective. After all, this is the history that shaped the people of this city, so why not learn about it from them? Meet your guide at the Signers Garden in the middle of the Independence National Historical Park and begin your amazing journey of the past. From here, we’ll take you back to the time of our nation’s founding, weaving your way through this charming neighborhood. Your guide will share knowledge of the most significant sites of the park, such as Independence Hall, Congress Hall, and Old City Hall. See the Liberty Bell, where you'll hear about why this iconic symbol has become so famous all around the world. Just next door, you’ll enter the President’s House site, home to George Washington and John Adams during Philly’s tenure as our nation’s capital. Pay your respects to one of our country's most influential citizens at the gravesite of Benjamin Franklin. Continue to be immersed in history as you venture past the Betsy Ross House and then down Elfreth’s Alley, the street famous for being the oldest continuously occupied residential street of the 13 British colonies. As this Philadelphia tour winds down, your guide will help you make the rest of your visit just as memorable, recommending restaurants, pubs, and more fun things to do!

Private Philadelphia Tour: History, Highlights and Revolution
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