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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
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Summer Exhibitions

African American Museum in Philadelphia

Head to the African American Museum in Philadelphia from now until September 8 for their new summer exhibitions: DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance by Fahamu Pecou, which features a mix of performance, painting, drawing and video that seeks to "elevate and re-contextualize Black life and death." Self-Evident by Sonja Clark is a mix of new and older works that examines the museum's founding in 1976 and other topics. An opening event on Friday, 5/24 includes complimentary wine and live music. Get here on SEPTA. It's a short walk from the 8th Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 47 or 48. 

20190524 00:00 20190909 00:00 America/New_York Summer Exhibitions <p>Head to the African American Museum in Philadelphia from now until September 8 for their new summer exhibitions: <em>DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance</em>&nbsp;by Fahamu Pecou, which&nbsp;features a mix of performance, painting, drawing and video that seeks to &quot;elevate and re-contextualize Black life and death.&quot;&nbsp;<em>Self-Evident</em>&nbsp;by Sonja Clark is a mix of new and older works that examines the museum&#39;s founding in 1976 and other topics. An opening event on Friday, 5/24 includes complimentary wine and live music.&nbsp;Get here on SEPTA. It&#39;s a short walk from the 8th Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line or hop Routes 47 or 48.&nbsp;</p> 701 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Farmers Market at Christ Church

Christ Church Neighborhood House

The Farmers Market at Christ Church is back in Old City on Wednesday from 2p to 7p on Church Street, between 2nd and 3rd (due east of Neighborhood House) and just a block away from the site of Philadelphia's original 18th-century farmers market on High (now Market) Street. Browse items from local food purveyors like Cherry Grove Farm, Beechwood Orchards and a selection of food trucks. Countless ways to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57.

20190724 00:00 20190725 00:00 America/New_York Farmers Market at Christ Church <p>The <a href="http://www.neighborhood-house.com/farmers-market-at-christ-church">Farmers Market at Christ Church</a> is back in Old City&nbsp;on Wednesday from 2p to 7p on Church Street, between 2nd and 3rd&nbsp;(due east of Neighborhood House) and just a block away from the site of Philadelphia&#39;s original 18th-century farmers market on High (now Market) Street. Browse items from local food purveyors like Cherry Grove Farm, Beechwood Orchards and a selection of food trucks. Countless ways to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 17, 33, 48 or 57.</p> 20 North American Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped A Nation

National Constitution Center

Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s new exhibit highlighting the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Visit now thru December 2019! Check out this Perk before you go! So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57.

20190415 00:00 20200101 00:00 America/New_York Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped A Nation <p>Explore&nbsp;<a href="https://constitutioncenter.org/experience/exhibitions/feature-exhibitions/hamilton-the-constitutional-clashes-that-shaped-a-nation"><em>Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation</em></a>, the National Constitution Center&rsquo;s new exhibit highlighting&nbsp;the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Visit&nbsp;now thru&nbsp;December 2019!&nbsp;Check out <a href="http://iseptaphilly.com/perk/56">this Perk</a> before you go! So easy to get here on SEPTA. Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 5th Street/Independence Hall or Routes 17, 33, 38, 44, 48 or 57.</p> 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA, USA Plan Your Trip


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Old City Eats

Old City

Old City Eats is back on Thursday nights thru 8/30 - with a summer-long happy hour featuring half priced appetizers, $4 beers and $5 cocktails at a record 50 restaurants including new hot spots and returning favorites, like Royal Boucherie, Makhani Modern Indian, High Street on Market, Continental, Cuba Libre, Khyber Pass Pub, Red Owl Tavern, Nick's Bar and Grille, and many others. It's SO easy to get to Old City on SEPTA! Hop the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 42, 44, 48 or 57. 

20190725 00:00 20190726 00:00 America/New_York Old City Eats <p><a href="http://oldcitydistrict.org/oldcityeats">Old City Eats</a> is back on Thursday nights thru 8/30 - with a summer-long happy hour featuring half priced appetizers, $4 beers and $5 cocktails at a record 50 restaurants including new hot spots and returning favorites, like Royal Boucherie, Makhani Modern Indian, High Street on Market, Continental, Cuba Libre, Khyber Pass Pub, Red Owl Tavern, Nick&#39;s Bar and Grille, and many others. It&#39;s SO easy to get to Old City on SEPTA! Hop&nbsp;the Market-Frankford Line to 2nd Street or Routes 5, 9, 17, 21, 33, 42, 44, 48 or 57.&nbsp;</p> 200 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States Plan Your Trip


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