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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is a Blick-sponsored art show being exhibited on 3 floors at present. This exhibition is FREE. I especially enjoyed looking at the regional photographs of the modern culture of Philadelphia. There is a lot of cultural diversity here. The photographers did a wonderful job...More

Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Old City Hall is located on Fifth and Chestnut, right inside Independence National Historic Park and once served as Philadelphia's first City Hall. Admission is free and there are rangers available to answer questions. There was a guided tour, but we did not have the...More

Thank jer b
Reviewed 12 July 2018

If you are passing by, then stop. It is the site of the first Supreme Court of the land. Also houses the Independence Hall gift store! It is OUTSIDE of the security area just left of Independence Hall. Store has the BEST Independence Hall items.

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 8 July 2018

There is a two hour tour that we were not able to go on but I heard it was great. we walked around the place and it was amazing. When I come back I will def take the tour to learn more about this place.

Thank Matt P
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This might have been the highlight of our trip. There is a two hour city hall tour but this one is just to get up into the tower where there is an observation ring Approx 40 stories up. This specific tour is held M-F with...More

Thank Betsyat240
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

In your way into the old town area to see the bell so worth stopping off to view. Bottom and top of the building are wonderful but the middle is plain.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed 26 May 2018

... via Amtrak, to check out Philadelphia. In particular, the Old City Hall and Liberty Bell. I went on a free guided tour to Old City Hall, and as part of the tour, the group was taken to the room where the Founding Fathers met,...More

Thank 22Senior_travels
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Great to see and hire Old City Hall in Philadelphia...it is very well worth viewing and walking through the old City district.

Thank jbmcv1
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It was interesting to see the old courtroom and hear the rangers explanations. Stop by on your way to the liberty bell etc!

Thank Merritt O
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Old City Hall was built as the city hall of Philadelphia ,but was used by the United States Supreme Court from the time it was completed in 1791 until 1800, while Philadelphia was the temporary capital, before moving to Washington D.C. The architecture is striking...More

Thank Mark G
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LMS51
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Response from Daniel M | Reviewed this property |
Hi There, Yes there is definitely a view from the top! Lookup information at the Visit Philly website under "Top Five Sky-High Vantage Points". Sorry this website doesn't allow pasting links here
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