Independence - Carpenter's Hall, Philadelphia
You must go here to get your tickets for the tour of Independence hall. There are also some exhibits and a cafe here too.
This is where Declaration of Independence was signed. Not to be confused with a smaller Carpenter Hall.
Originally used as the Philadelphia County Courthouse after 1790 it became the meeting place for the US Congress.
It is situated next to Independence Hall
Actors in the historical places of the city recreat the history of the United States.
It is a pleasant way to learn history
A national shrine this was the first capital of the United States. In this building the Declaration of Independece was signed as well as the Constitution. Built 1732
Free tickets are required (at least during the peak tourist season) and are available across the street from the Liberty Bell at the new Visitor's Center.
New Independence Mall Master Plan
New buildings include Liberty Bell Pavillion, Gateway Visitors Center, and Constitutional Center