PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The gridlocked federal government reached a shutdown at midnight Saturday. So what does that mean for Philadelphia?READ MORE: Mother Of 6 Stabbed To Death In West Philly Had Protective Order Against Fiance Charged In Her Murder
Many of the city’s historical sites remain open during the partial shutdown.
The Independence Visitor Center, National Constitution Center, Museum of the American Revolution, National Museum of American Jewish History, African American Museum in Philadelphia, Betsy Ross House, Franklin Square, Blue Cross RiverRink and Cherry Street Pier remain open, according to VisitPhilly.com.READ MORE: Philabundance Distributing More Food Than Ever Amid Skyrocketing Prices Caused By Inflation
However, the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall are closed for tours until the shutdown is resolved.
The city encourages people to follow the hashtag “#OpeninPHL” to track closures.MORE NEWS: Darren Arnold Sought For Allegedly Setting Fire To West Philly Home Where 150 Jugs Of Gasoline Were Found
And yes, NORAD will still track Santa’s Christmas Eve flight path despite the shutdown.