Explore Philadelphia: Founding Fathers Walking Tour

Explore Philadelphia: Founding Fathers Walking Tour

Forget watching History Channel documentaries. Why not see the landmarks that shaped America in real life on this Philadelphia tour? You'll see the building where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed, the Liberty Bell, Betsy Ross's House, and much more! This tour even includes a special presentation about George Washington in the Museum of the American Revolution.

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Stop At: The Singer, 001S160083, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Meet your guide at the Signers Garden in the middle of the Independence National Historical Park and begin your amazing journey of the past. Visit several unmissable sites on this historical Old City Philadelphia tour. This experience ditches the guidebooks and gives you a dose of history from a local perspective.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Independence National Historical Park, 143 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818

Stroll Independence Mall - the three block section of Independence National Park and the must-see Independence Hall (tour does not enter Independence Hall), where the Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution were signed. As you walk, learn about Congress Hall, Old City Hall, the Philosophical Society, the Second Bank of the US and Carpenter's Hall.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA

Follow your guide across the Mall and visit the President's House, once the home of George Washington and John Adams during Philadelphia’s tenure as the nation's capital.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

We will pass by Independence Hall where in 1776, the Second Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence.

Pass By: Congress Hall, 6th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Your guide will share knowledge of the most significant sites such Congress Hall.

Pass By: Old City Hall, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Originally intended as Philadelphia's City Hall, it housed the U.S. Supreme Court from the completion of its construction in 1791 until 1800, when the national capital was moved to Washington, D.C.

Pass By: Liberty Bell Center, 6th Street Between Market and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Hear the story of the founding of the State House bell (now known as the Liberty Bell) to its use by abolitionists and civil rights advocates.

Pass By: Carpenters' Hall, 320 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2708

Pass by Carpenters' Hall and learn about the official birthplace of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a key meeting place in the early history of the United States.

Stop At: Museum of the American Revolution, 101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818

Enjoy a special presentation on George Washington at the Museum of the American Revolution

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Betsy Ross House, 239 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1999

Outside, get a glimpse of the Betsy Ross House and hear stories from your guide about the birth of the American flag.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Benjamin Franklin's Grave, 5th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia is an important early-American cemetery. It is the final resting place of Benjamin Franklin and his wife, Deborah.

Stop At: The President's House, 6th and Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Learn about the this house that served as the "White House" from 1790 to 1800 while Philadelphia was the capital of the United States.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Elfreth's Alley, 126 Elfreths Aly, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2006

From here, weave through the charming back alleys of Old City and walk down Elfreth's Alley, one of the country’s oldest continuously occupied residential streets. In this vibrant neighborhood, you’ll pass trendy cafes, shops, art galleries and buildings featuring industrial architecture.

Duration: 15 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended"
"Entrance into buildings/sites are on a time and queue permitting basis"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour free of charge."
"This tour does not go inside Christ Church on the 5:30 pm departure. We will view it from the outside"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Some churches may not be open to us on a Sunday."
"Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols."
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes
Start location: Signer's Garden, 434-498 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Join friendly Local, English-speaking guide
  • Explore the iconic sights of Philadelphia with a local guide
  • Presentation on George Washington at the Museum of the American Revolution (Entrance Fee Included)
  • A donation to a local community organization
  • National Park Service Fee for guided groups
  • Get tips on what else to see, do and eat during your stay
  • Entry/Admission - Museum of the American Revolution

Not Included

  • Gratuities


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