Official visitor center of Philadelphia announces temporary closure amid coronavirus pandemic

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Monday, November 23, 2020
Philadelphia's new COVID-19 restrictions are now in effect
The restrictions went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday and are in place through January 1, 2021.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- In accordance with new "Safer at Home" restrictions issued by the City of Philadelphia , all Independence National Historical Park indoor sites, including Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell Center, and the Independence Visitor Center are temporarily closed through January 1, 2021.

During the closure, the Independence Visitor Center Corporation (IVCC) will continue to offer visitor information services and respond to visitor inquiries through its toll-free phone service, available seven days per week, from 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. at (800) 537-7676.

The IVCC will also continue to provide digital content and virtual access to Philadelphia's attractions, museums, and historic sites for visitors to enjoy while planning for an in-person visit in the future.

Amenities located inside the Independence Visitor Center are also closed but offer online services.

The IVCC said it looks forward to safely reopening in the new year.


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