Philadelphia History Private Walking Tour


Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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Philadelphia’s critical role in the founding of the United States makes it a treasure trove of historical landmarks and stories. Delve deep into its past on this private guided walking tour, which offers ample time to ask questions, take photos, and soak up the history. After exploring Philadelphia’s Historic District, you’ll wrap up the tour with tickets to visit Independence Hall at your own pace.


Private guided tour of Philadelphia lets you learn and explore in depth
Visit landmarks including the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross House, and Carpenters’ Hall
Skip the ticket lines for Christ Church Burial Ground and Independence Hall
This family-friendly tour is wheelchair accessible


Learn about the city’s role in the American revolution and fight for independence. See Benjamin Franklin's Grave from the outside, and walk by the National Constitution Centre, dedicated to telling the story of the U.S. Constitution.
Explore Franklin Court, the historic site where Benjamin Franklin lived and worked during his time in Philadelphia, and walk past the first post office in America, established by Benjamin Franklin in 1775 who was appointed the first Postmaster General of the United States.
See Christ Church, founded in the 17th century which played an important role in American history attended by many of the founding fathers, including George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Betsy Ross.
Discover The President's House Site, where Presidents George Washington and John Adams lived during their terms in the office including a memorial that honours the enslaved Africans who lived and worked there.
See Carpenters' Hall, where the First Continental Congress met in 1774 which is now a museum, featuring exhibits and artefacts from the colonial period, and snap a picture of the Liberty Bell, an independence and freedom symbol of America.
End the tour with tickets to Independence Hall, where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted.


Independence Hall tickets
Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group


Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend favourites along the way
Hotel pickup/drop-off

Additional Information

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.