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Thank you for a great season!

The Twilight Tour season ended on Monday, September 4th.  This season, the tour guides welcomed over a fourteen hundred visitors to the Park.  The tour guides provided tours to people from 43 different states and 33 foreign nations. It was definitely a busy season!  Thank you to everyone who joined us for a tour, and we look forward to welcoming more people in the summer of 2024!

 


Season 2023 Information

The wonderful Twilight Tours of Independence National Historical Park are back for the 2023 season. Join us for the tours that take you along the cobblestone paths with our experienced and knowledgeable guides. Hear the stories about the events that shaped our nation.

 

Tours will be scheduled every evening from the Friday of Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day and are approximately 1 hour in length. Tours leave at 6 pm from the Commodore Barry Statue behind Independence Hall. Information on the tours is below.  For questions, reach out to us at Attn@inht.org.

Twilight Tour Information:

Starting: Friday, May 26th and ending Monday, September 4, 2023

Days of the Week: Every Night

Times: 6:00 pm

Location: Independence Square, at the Commodore Barry Statue

Cost: Free to attend

Reservations: None needed

Tour Date

Tour Theme

Friday, May 26, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, May 27, 2023 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

 

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Important Historical Stops in Philadelphia’s History

Sunday, May 28, 2023  

A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Monday, May 29, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 The Founding City

 

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US
 

Thursday, June 1, 2023

 

The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and the Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, June 2, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, June 3, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare

 

Sunday, June 4, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare

 

Monday, June 5, 2023 The Founding City

 

Tuesday, June 6, 2023 The Three Buildings of Independence and their significance in the formation of the United States

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

CANCELED

 

Thursday, June 8, 2023 The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and the Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, June 9, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, June 10, 2023 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

 

Sunday, June 11, 2023 A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Monday, June 12, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare

 

Tuesday, June 13, 2023 The Founding City

 

Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Thursday, June 15, 2023 Philadelphia: the Capital from 1790-1800

 

Friday, June 16, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, June 17, 2023 The Three buildings of Independence and their significance in the formation of the United States
 

Sunday, June 18, 2023

 

Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

Monday, June 19, 2023  

The Historic Colonial Events in Philadelphia

 

Tuesday, June 20, 2023 The Founding City

 

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Thursday, June 22, 2023 The Hall, the Bell and Ben

 

Friday, June 23, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, June 24, 2023 Important Historical Stops in Philadelphia’s History

 

Sunday, June 25, 2023 Canceled due to weather

 

Monday, June 26, 2023  

The Historic Colonial events in Philadelphia

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

 

Thursday, June 29, 2023 The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, June 30, 2023 Introducing Independence National Historical Park

 

Saturday, July 1, 2023 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

 

Sunday, July 2, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

 

Monday, July 3, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Tuesday, July 4, 2023 A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Wednesday, July 5, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US
 

Thursday, July 6, 2023

 

The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, July 7, 2023 The steps for Independence

 

Saturday, July 8, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare

 

Sunday, July 9, 2023 A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Monday, July 10, 2023 The Hall, the Bell and Ben

 

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 The Founding City
 

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

 

Philadelphia: 1776

 

 

Thursday, July 13, 2023

 

Philadelphia: The Capital from 1790-1800

 

Friday, July 14, 2023

 

In Footsteps of the Founders

 

Saturday, July 15, 2023

 

Signers of the Declaration of Independence

 

Sunday, July 16, 2023  

US Capital from 1790-1800

 

 

Monday, July 17, 2023

 

Sword into Ploughshare

 

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

 

The Founding City

 

Wednesday, July 19, 2023  

Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

 

Thursday, July 20, 2023 The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, July 21, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, July 22, 2023 Important Historical Stops in Philadelphia’s History
 

Sunday, July 23, 2023

 

A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Monday, July 24, 2023

The Historic Colonial Events in Philadelphia

 

Tuesday, July 25, 2023 The Founding City

 

Wednesday, July 26, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Thursday, July 27, 2023 The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, July 28, 2023 Introducing Independence National Historical Park

 

Saturday, July 29, 2023 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

 

Sunday, July 30, 2023 The three buildings of Independence and their significance in the formation of the United States

 

 

Monday, July 31, 2023

Sword into Ploughshare
 

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

The Founding City 
 

Wednesday, August 2, 2023

Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

 

Thursday, August 3, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Friday, August 4, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Saturday, August 5, 2023 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

 

Sunday, August 6, 2023 A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Monday, August 7, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 US Capital from 1790-1800

 

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US
 

Thursday, August 10, 2023

 

The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and the Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, August 11, 2023 In the Footsteps of the Founders

 

Saturday, August 12, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare

 

Sunday, August 13, 2023 Philadelphia: 1776

 

Monday, August 14, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare

 

Tuesday, August 15, 2023 The Founding City

 

Wednesday, August 16, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

 

Thursday, August 17, 2023 Philadelphia: The Capital from 1790-1800

 

Friday, August 18, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, August 19, 2023 Signers of the Declaration of Independence

 

Sunday, August 20, 2023 A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Monday, August 21, 2023 The Historic Colonial events in Philadelphia

 

Tuesday, August 22, 2023 The Founding City

 

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

 

Thursday, August 24, 2023 The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and the Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, August 25, 2023 Introducing Independence National Historical Park

 

Saturday, August 26, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare
 

Sunday, August 27, 2023

 

The Steps for Independence

 

Monday, August 28, 2023

Philadelphia: 1776

 

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 The Founding City

 

Wednesday, August 30, 2023 Philadelphia as the Capital of the US

 

Thursday, August 31, 2023 The stories behind the role of Philadelphia and the Philadelphians as the United States was built

 

Friday, September 1, 2023 13 Clocks Striking at Once

 

Saturday, September 2, 2023 Signers of the Declaration

 

Sunday, September 3, 2023 A walk through Historic Old City Philadelphia

 

Monday, September 4, 2023 Sword into Ploughshare