Once Upon A Nation

Storytelling Benches

Storytelling Benches: Hours & Locations

Operating Hours

  • May 28 - 30, Memorial Day Weekend: 11 am - 4 pm
  • June 3 - June 11: 11 am - 4 pm, Fridays and Saturdays
  • June 14 - August 13 (also July 3 & 4): 11 am - 4 pm, Tuesdays - Saturdays
  • August 19 - September 3: 11 am - 4 pm, Fridays and Saturdays
  • September 4 & 5, Labor Day Weekend: 11 am - 4 pm

Bench Locations

  • Independence Visitor Center, 6th & Market Streets

  • Independence Square, Behind Independence Hall

  • Signers' Garden, 5th & Chestnut Streets

  • The Second Bank, 4th & Chestnut Streets

  • 18th-Century Garden, 3rd & Walnut Streets

  • The Powel House, 321 South 4th Street

  • The ACE Charitable Foundation Storytelling Bench at Carpenters' Hall,
    Carpenters' Hall, on Chestnut between 3rd & 4th Streets

  • Franklin Court, on Market between 3rd & 4th Streets

  • Christ Church, 2nd & Market Streets

  • Betsy Ross House, 3rd & Arch Streets

  • Arch Street Meeting House, 4th and Arch Streets

  • The Lincoln Financial Storytelling Bench at the National Constitution Center, 6th & Arch Streets

  • Wawa Storytelling Bench at Franklin Square, 6th & Race Streets

Click map below to enlarge. Locations are subject to change without notice. All dates and times are subject to change without notice due to weather and other circumstances.


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