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Independence Mall

Also known as "America’s Most Historic Square Mile," Independence Mall is the three-block section of Independence National Historical Park that lies directly north of Independence Hall and south of the National Constitution Center. It is bounded by Chestnut, Race, 5th and 6th Streets. 

Independence Mall is home to free speech, special events, and public programming. 

How to get there

Short walk from Jefferson Station or ride the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall Station. Bus Routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 38, 42, 44, 47, 48, 57, and 61 also get you there or close.

Fare

There are many ways to get here on SEPTA, there are also many ways to pay. Click here to learn which fare is best for you.

Upcoming Local Happenings
Betsy ross house

Spooky Twilight Tours

Betsy Ross House

At the pint-sized home of the nation’s famous flag maker this October, visitors hear true tales about small pox and yellow fever in the courtyard before heading inside to continue their gruesome tour - every Friday in October. Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.

20211008 00:00 20211030 00:00 America/New_York Spooky Twilight Tours <p>At the pint-sized home of the nation&rsquo;s famous flag maker this October, visitors&nbsp;<a href="http://historicphiladelphia.org/betsy-ross-house/spooky-twilight-tours/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">hear true tales</a>&nbsp;about small pox and yellow fever in the courtyard before heading inside to continue their gruesome tour - every Friday in October.&nbsp;Short walk from 2nd Street Station on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 17, 33 or 48.</p> Betsy Ross House, Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


Walnut street theater

BEEHIVE -The '60's Musical

Walnut Street Theater

See BEEHIVE - The 60's Musical at the Walnut Street Theater on select dates 9/28 thru 10/31. Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Jefferson Station or Bus Routes 9, 12, 21, 38, 42, 47, 47M, or 61.

20210928 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York BEEHIVE -The '60's Musical <p>See <a href="https://www.walnutstreettheatre.org/season/show/beehive-the-60s-musical">BEEHIVE - The 60&#39;s Musical</a>&nbsp;at the&nbsp;Walnut Street Theater on select dates 9/28 thru 10/31. Get there on SEPTA. Take Regional Rail to Jefferson Station or Bus Routes 9, 12, 21, 38, 42, 47, 47M, or 61.</p> 825 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


Mini golf

Spooky Mini Golf

Franklin Square

This Old City park’s popular Philly Mini Golf transforms into spooky fun for the season with fog, lights, music and surprises, all available nightly from October 1 to 31. Plus, in between Franklin Square Fountain shows (which run every 30 minutes), the fountain is colored to complement fall. Get there on SEPTA: it's a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall on the Market-Frankford Line!

20211001 00:00 20211101 00:00 America/New_York Spooky Mini Golf <p>This Old City park&rsquo;s popular Philly Mini Golf&nbsp;<a href="http://historicphiladelphia.org/franklin-square/halloween/" rel="noopener" target="_blank">transforms into spooky fun</a>&nbsp;for the season with fog, lights, music and surprises, all available nightly from October 1 to 31. Plus, in between Franklin Square Fountain shows (which run every 30 minutes), the fountain is colored to complement fall.&nbsp;Get there on SEPTA: it&#39;s a short walk from 5th Street/Independence Hall on the Market-Frankford Line!</p> Franklin Square, North 6th Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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