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New for 2014: Be a Colonial for a Day

10 am - 6 pm, Saturdays
11 am - 5 pm, Sundays

Enhance your family's visit to Historic Philadelphia with brand new Colonial for a Day kid's costumes! Colonial-themed outfits for boys and girls, hand-sewn by regional artisans, immerse your kids into their journey to Independence National Historical Park, the Betsy Ross House, and Historic District landmarks.

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Meet Betsy Ross!

10 am - 4 pm, daily

Did you know that you can meet Betsy Ross every day at the Betsy Ross House? Stop by the upholstery shop (until 4 pm) to say hi to the First Lady of the Stars & Stripes and learn about life in Colonial Philadelphia!

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Travel through History with Ben Franklin

10 am - 6 pm, Monday - Saturday
11 am - 5 pm, Sundays

Join Ben Franklin on a dazzling 3D journey through history with the Liberty 360 3D Show in the PECO Theater! Learn the meaning behind some of America's most treasured symbols of freedom in the only 3D movie in Historic Philadelphia.

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Party Like It's 1776 on the Tippler's Tour: Colonial Tales & Ales

Thursdays, 5:30 pm

Learn a thing or two about Philadelphia's tavern traditions and storied beer drinking past on the Tippler's Tour: Colonial Tales & Ales. Join Trooper Robert Hare for this weekly tavern tour and enjoy drinks and snacks at four Old City pubs!







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Enjoy a Taste of History on Independence After Hours

Fridays & Saturdays, 5:30 pm

Travel back to July 3, 1776 and witness history in the making on the entertaining and insightful, Independence After Hours tour. This one-of-a-kind experience includes dinner at the historic City Tavern and an after hours tour of Independence Hall. Spaces are limited and fill up quickly, so reserve your tickets today!







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