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Congress Hall

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Congress Hall

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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States, and is home to many major historical monuments and landmarks. On this intimate walking tour, see most of Philadelphia’s essential sights, all while learning about the City of Brotherly Love’s history from your guide. In the company of a small group, see Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross, Franklin Court, and more, and wind down with a cold beverage in Old City.
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Dean_Amy-2004 wrote a review Feb 2021
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania4,988 contributions439 helpful votes
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After hearing about the creation and signing of the US Constitution, be sure to visit Congress Hall to see where they put it into practice. The Senate (2nd floor) is currently closed due to COVID, but you can enter and view the original House of Representatives of the US. It is also the site of John Adam’s inauguration as the country’s second President.
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Date of experience: February 2021
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Lorissa W. wrote a review Nov 2020
Tampa, Florida52 contributions72 helpful votes
Congress Hall contains so much history. It is available for tours. I highly recommend seeing this while in town.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Prawet J wrote a review Oct 2020
Washington DC, District of Columbia13,408 contributions720 helpful votes
A part of the old Independence Hall (Old Pennsylvania Capitol Building). During my visit only the Independence Hall was open for public. The Congress Hall is located on 6th Street side which make the whole compound completed with the Old City Hall on the other side of the Independence Hall. Good piece of history.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Davin D wrote a review Jul 2020
San Antonio, Texas855 contributions170 helpful votes
This place was simply amazing. I had the opportunity to take my 14-year-old in and see the history, the events and just the aura that was in the building.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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shir1027 wrote a review Mar 2020
New York City, New York96 contributions11 helpful votes
You don't need a ticket to visit this place. Just go thought security to the Independence Hall and wait outside the Congress Hall for the 20s. It's only 20 mins but definitely worth it for the interesting facts and historical lessons.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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