New for 2014: Be a Colonial for a DayDaily, 10 am - 8 pm
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.
Step Back in Time Photos
Daily, 10:30 am - 5:30 pm
Strike a revolutionary pose with family and friends at the green screen photo center! Select from various historical backgrounds and dress up in Colonial costumes to create a memento of your visit to Historic Philadelphia. Step Back in Time Photos are available exclusively at the Historic Philadelphia Center.
Enjoy a Taste of History on Independence After Hours
Tuesday - Saturday, 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!
Tippler's Tour: Colonial Tales & Ales
Thursdays, 5:30 pm
Raise a pint and say Huzzah! Step back in history with a Colonial guide who travels along the picturesque streets of Philadelphia’s Old City. Hear stirring stories of Independence, sing songs, and, like the Founding Fathers, enjoy Philadelphia craft beers at local taverns.
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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.