Philadelphia: Founding Fathers Historical Walking Tour

Philadelphia: Founding Fathers Historical Walking Tour

From $45 per person

See where the U.S. Constitution was signed, George Washington's house and more on a tour hour that includes lots of history and also a craft beer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 2 hours
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  • Explore a historic Philadelphia neighborhood with a local guide
  • See all the major Philadelphia sights, as well as a couple of hidden gems
  • Learn the history of landmarks like the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross House and more
Full description
Meet your guide behind the Religious Liberty Statue just outside the National Museum of American Jewish History and begin your exciting journey through America's history. Enjoy views of the site of Ben Franklin's home as you continue through the historic district. See Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center, and the U.S. Mint as you walk across the Mall and into the presidential home of George Washington and John Adams.  In the front yard of Independence Hall, see the site of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Exit the park and head back into the old city, ending the tour at a local brewpub. Enjoy a craft beer brewed on the premises (or a soft drink if you prefer).
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Entry to various historic buildings
  • A surprise local treat
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tip/gratuity for your guide
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Behind the Religious Liberty Statue at the southeast corner of 5th and Market streets; 101 South Independence Mall East, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • Be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and check the weather report so you can dress accordingly
  • Some churches may not be open to us on a Sunday
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 years can join free of charge. Please indicate at the time of booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6 years
  • This tour does not go inside Christ Church on the 5:30 PM departure, you will view it from the outside
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 131 reviews

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thought Nate was an excellent tour guide. I was very disappointed that we could not gain entry to Independence Hall, the Betsy Ross House and the Ben Franklin house. I had called your customer service to inquire if the entrance fees were paid on our behalf . The advertising Iis very ambiguous stating that " ALL of the buildings are included " or something to that effect . The customer service rep was really hesitant in his reply but assured me that we could go into all of the buildings. Well, technically yes, if you pay a separate fee. I would suggest you clarify your advertising to indicate that only "Free of Charge" buildings will be available for entrance on this tour. I will be notifying Trip Advisor of my observations.

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8 March 2020

It was just myself and Adam so I got an amazing 2 hours with a top class guide who explained the History of America and its founding is a phenomenal way. Book this tour and get Adam. He is a brilliant guide and person. It’s a pleasure to meet people who are great at their craft

22 January 2020

My friend Julie and I had a wonderful experience with our guide, Howard. He invited us into a conversation about Colonial Philadelphia. Howard is an engaging speaker and is obviously passionate about his city and its vibrant history. I would recommend this walking tour to anyone. The pace was perfect and the information was presented in an entertaining and engaging manner.

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31 October 2019

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