Independence Visitor Center

The Independence Visitor Center Celebrates 30 Million VisitorsThe Independence visitor center celebrates 30 million visitors since opening in 2001. President and CEO James Cuorato says that's quite an accomplishment.
Hear Philly: See All Of Philly's Top Sites, Holiday Attractions In A PHLASHDesigned as a continuous loop, Philly PHLASH allows riders to hop on and off at 20 stops, either right in front of or within steps of the city's most popular sites.
Philadelphia Celebrates July 4th Before, During And After The HolidayThere's a lot happening in Philadelphia this week, in the days leading up to and following the Fourth of July.
Government Shutdown Also Caused "Wedding Party Shutdown" In Old CityThere's concern that the partial government shutdown may have permanently hurt business at a popular ball room space located inside the Independence Visitor's Center.
Visitor Center Boss Says Fed Snub On Reopening Hurts Philly TouristsThe Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets, is on federal property but gets only one-fifth of its funding from the federal government.
Independence Visitor Center Finds Temporary Home During Gov't ShutdownThe Independence Visitor Center, at 6th and Market Streets on Independence Mall, has set up a makeshift operation inside the nearby Historic Philadelphia Center, at 6th and Chestnut.
Marching Band Brings Norwegian Flair To Fourth Of July CelebrationThe Independence Visitor Center hosted a Norwegian youth marching band Monday afternoon. They wowed the crowd with traditional, classical and popular music.
Wawa Builds Giant Hoagie To Kick Off Welcome America CelebrationHundreds of folks gathered at the National Constitution Center during the wee small hours of the morning, to help build enough hoagies that have a combined weight heavier than a baby elephant. It's part of the Wawa Welcome America celebration.
Philly Beer Week Kicks OffDozens gathered as Nutter hoisted the ceremonial sledgehammer and tapped the first keg of Philly Beer Week.
Top Spots For Film Geeks And Film Buffs In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia isn’t just America’s fifth largest city, it’s also iconic and full of history, which is perfect grist for filmmakers and film buffs alike.
Philadelphia Pastry Shop Serves Up A Special July 4th TreatA Philadelphia pastry shop institution baked a free red, white and blue 'Happy Birthday America' cake, and served it up, along with plenty of cupcakes at the Independence Visitor Center.
Ninth 'Phillie Phanatic' Book For Children Unveiled At Independence MallThe Phanatic arrived today at the Independence Visitor Center wearing colonial-style clothing, to unveil the new book, "Phillie Phanatic's Philadelphia Story."