Betsy Ross House
Flag Raising Ceremony
10 am daily, starting May 23
This Saturday, May 23, join Betsy Ross for the first Flag Raising Ceremony of the season! Help the First Lady of the Flag hoist the Stars & Stripes above the Betsy Ross House, officially welcoming the start of a new day in Historic Philadelphia!
Colonial for a Day Costume
Rentals Now Available Online!
Historic Philadelphia Center & Betsy Ross House
New for 2015 - skip the lines and save time by reserving your child's Colonial for a Day costume online! All it takes is a few quick clicks and you and your child are on your way to experiencing Historic Philadelphia's ultimate immersive adventure for kids. Daylong rentals can now be picked up at both the Historic Philadelphia Center and the Betsy Ross House!
Once Upon A Nation's
May 23 - September 7
All summer long, celebrate ten amazing years of Once Upon A Nation right here in Historic Philadelphia! Raise the flag with Betsy Ross, hear the stories of America at the Once Upon A Nation Storytelling Benches, join the Continental Army at the Military Muster, and take part in the end of day Declaration Readings!
Ben's Kites & Flights
Tours begin May 21
Raise a glass, sing a song, and join Dr. Benjamin Franklin on a tour of four Old City pubs on the Tippler's Tour: Ben's Kites & Flights! Purchase your tickets today for this one-of-a-kind opportunity to tour the storied streets with Philadelphia's "electrifying" Founding Father, while enjoy drinks and snacks at four lively pubs!
Independence After Hours
Tours begin May 22
Tickets are now on sale for the most engaging and captivating experience in Historic Philadelphia, Independence After Hours! Enjoy an authentic colonial dinner at City Tavern then "sneak" into Independence Hall and eavesdrop on Thomas Jefferson, Ben Franklin, and John Adams as they debate the Declaration of Independence. Spaces are limited, so purchase your tickets today!
Duck, Duck, Liberty Package!
Save money and experience the best of Historic Philadelphia by land and sea with the Duck, Duck, Liberty Package! Each Duck, Duck, Liberty package includes admission to the Betsy Ross House and the Liberty 360 3D Show in the PECO Theater along with a journey through America's most historic square mile and the Delaware River waterfront on a Ride the Ducks tour! Tickets: $35 Adults, $25 Children
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Ways to Give
To designate your United Way workplace program gifts to Historic Philadelphia, Inc., please use our Donor Choice Number: 14106. Contributions made through the United Way support our education outreach program.