The Pennsylvania Liberty BellNamed by abolitionists during the Civil War, the Liberty Bell is one of America's most beloved historic icons. Its famous inscription has had different meanings for different people, but the overriding message is clearly the importance of freedom in every individual's life. Visiting the Liberty Bell should be on everyone's must-see list when coming to Philadelphia. Admission is free, and it's close to other historic Philadelphia sites including Independence Hall.
Hours -Liberty Bell Center, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hours may be extended during the summer.
Before You Go -Listen to a rendering of what the bell might have sounded like before and after it cracked.
- Take photographs
- Video presentation
- Podcast tour
- Cell phone audio tour