This show takes an in-depth look at this exciting national holiday from the early years of America’s independence to the present day. The show ends with a bang from our Cannon of Independence!
Create your own crepe paper flags, Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty hats, and much more.
Sing your favorite American anthems!
Step back in American history at our re-creation of a Revolutionary War encampment, right in the heart of Historic Philadelphia. Practice mustering with the troops, stop by the medical tent, visit the blacksmith, or try your hand at carpentry or leatherwork.
In this interactive show, learn about Francis Scott Key, the Battle of Fort McHenry, and the flag that inspired America's national anthem.
Eleven years before the Constitution was drafted, Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence, in which he described certain essential human rights. What would you include in a list of rights that you think are important and why?
Monday - Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106