Old City Hall
Congress Hall is where the first legislators met, when Philly was the nation's capital. Entrance (no ticket necessry) is through the...
Philosophical Hall , south of Old City Hall, is the headquarters of the American Philosophical Society, founded in 1743 by Benjamin...
520 Chestnut St · interesting places nearby
Independence Hall information
The 'birthplace of American government,' a modest Quaker building, is where delegates from the 13 colonies met to approve the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Entrance is at the corner of Chestnut and 5th Sts. Even without a ticket, you can pass through to see Congress Hall , where the congress met when Philly was the nation's capital.