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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 City Hall Visitor Center provides the opportunity for visitors to experience this architectural treasure. Tickets for interior and tower tours are available here, as well as tickets to other city attractions, and visitor essentials including maps, brochures, souvenirs and trip itineraries.
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Broad and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19107
City Center West
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent. Great to learn the history of this magnificent building and all about the architecture. Toured beautiful rooms. They just don't make them like this anymore! Our tour guide was EXCELLENT and very knowledgeable. The in-depth tour is on Mondays at 12;30. Tower visits are...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Philadelphia city hall is located in the center of the original city as designed by William Penn. The building was started in the mid 1871 and finished in 1901. It was the tallest building in the world until 1908. You can stroll through the magnificent...More

Thank DDay1959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This building is breathtaking. We stumbled upon this find as we were arriving and it is the most beautiful sight as you're driving down Broad St. It was really cool to walk through the courtyard and get a better look from there. I would have...More

Thank clewgurl16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see. In awe of the detailed work. It always seemed to be a place I ventured back to. You could see a different detail each time.

Thank RobertsAda_Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area, I have walked through city hall hundreds of times and finally signed up for the one and a half hour guided tour. The tour guide was excellent providing information about the history, construction, architecture, etc.. The tour...More

Thank bfunkhouser1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was informed that this is the largest masonry building in the world. It is certainly a very impressive town hall with amazing detail. There is a statue of William Penn standing on the top which I was also informed is the tallest statue of...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic building, designed by a Scot. The Statue of William Penn on top of the tower as well as 250 sculptures inside and outside the building were created by a Scot. During the tour you get to see some of the buildings great rooms. The...More

Thank DaveHen
Reviewed 14 September 2017

The violinist playing Irish music was amazing. The architecture of this building is absolutely stunning.

Thank Needstotravelmore12
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We toured the old city hall and it was wonderful to see the 'court' preserved. The tour was self and free. It had a nice gift shop.

Thank itsy2017
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Beautiful building that is also a great city landmark for finding your bearings whilst wandering around this historical city. A lovely tribute to William Penn.

Thank Janice W
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25 October 2016|
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Response from Alexander K | 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
Liz M
14 February 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry... City offices...etc are closed.