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City Hall

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Located at the exact geographical center of Philadelphia, City Hall is perhaps the nation’s largest and most elaborate seat of municipal government, topped by the famous statue of William Penn. Located in the building's East Portal in Room 121, the...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107-3400
City Centre West
+1 267-514-4757
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The City Hall building is beautiful and impressive.My husband and I took the building and tower tour. Our tour guide was so informative and knowledgeable. He was very passionate about the building and its architecture. The floating stairs were really impressive

Thank ritaj393
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've driven past city hall many times and had no idea there was a public open space in the center. If you would like to do the tower tour be sure to get your tickets early as the spots fill up quickly. This is an...More

Thank FrankandJenn
Reviewed 4 days ago

The building is ornate and beautiful and has an open interior courtyard. The views of the building inside and out are wonderful. It is, they say, the largest building made without steel girders--only stone. It ir close to the Reading Terminal Market and Love Park,...More

Thank FCT3
Reviewed 5 days ago

Probably the most beautiful City Hall in the USA. The views from on top right underneath William Penn statue are fabulous. This is a must when visiting Philadelphia. Beautiful city!

Thank Marye20132013
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a gorgeous building outside, regret we didn't make it inside. The grounds are kept beautiful and I love the water falls. This building is beautiful at night and romantic.

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can walk through a covered area within the building. It is a beautiful landmark but you would not make a special trip to see it unless passing by.

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the tower tour because we didn’t have time for the full City Hall tour. The group assembles in one room and waits for the guard to pick us up. The tour only takes five to six people at a time because the elevator...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building is fabulous, and just wonderful to walk or drive around. I am an architect, so I have to admit that I love looking at buildings, but this one is definitely worth seeing.

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a 2 hour tour with a very interesting guide - a retired gentleman who gives tours due to his passion for architecture. the Building is fully functioning but the tower itself was closed the day I was there due to heavy rain. The building...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Historical Landmark in the heart of Philadelphia. The architecture is absolutely amazing. Statute of city founder, William Penn is at the top of this building.

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5 January 2018|
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Response from IVCC | Property representative |
Hi, @schmutaki. Philadelphia’s City Hall is both an architectural marvel, and a working seat of government. Citizens come to secure marriage licenses, probate wills and register to vote. Visitors travel from around the... More
25 October 2016|
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Response from AlexanderK4420 | Reviewed this property |
I even called them to confirm - no tours are scheduled for that day.
Liz M
14 February 2016|
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Response from Joseph W C | Reviewed this property |
It won't be open in observance of Presidents' Day