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Independence After Hours

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Independence After Hours

Time: August 21, 2015 at 5:30pm to October 24, 2015 at 7:30pm
Location: Historic Philadelphia Center, 6th and Chestnut Streets
Website or Map: http://historicphiladelphia.o…
Event Type: tour
Organized By: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Latest Activity: Mar 25, 2015

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Event Description

Independence After Hours is an evening walking tour visiting some of the landmarks of Philadelphia’s Historic District and immersing the visitor with Colonial characters who bring history to life right in the place where it happened. In this exclusive opportunity to visit inside Independence Hall at night after public hours, tour-takers experience what those late nights of the summer of 1776 were like for the Founding Fathers.  The evening begins with a delicious three-course meal at the Historic City Tavern where Colonial townspeople entertain guests.  The Colonial host then “sneaks” everyone into the Pennsylvania State House (Independence Hall), once he talks his way past the vigilant night watchman.  Inside the Hall, visitors witness several Founding Fathers deep in discussion over the creation of the Declaration of Independence. 

Add on Liberty 360 3D Show to complete your night for only $5.

May 22 – June 6: Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 pm

June 9 – August 15: Tuesdays – Saturdays, 5:30 pm

August 21 – October 24: Fridays and Saturdays, 5:30 pm

Departs from the Historic Philadelphia Center, 6th & Chestnut Streets

$85 adults, $55 children 12 & under, $80 senior/military/student (dining gratuity included)

Duration: 2 ½ hours.  Wear comfortable shoes.  Recommended for children 10 and older.

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