Group Tour Details & Reservations

adultfamily-tour-around-flameBelow is the information you will need to schedule your “Spark of Liberty” adult or family group tour.  Then use the form provided to request a tour today.  Please note that submitting this form does NOT confirm your visit. You will receive an e-mail confirmation and payment request once your tour has been booked.

If you have questions, please call Kathleen Lee at 215.925.2800, ext. 129.

  1. Group Size
    The minimum number for an educator-led group tour is 10 people; the maximum number is 100 people.  If your group is larger than 100, call Kathleen Lee at 215-925-2800, ext. 129 before submitting your online reservation request form to see if special arrangements can be made.  If you are a family bringing fewer than 10 people, you may be eligible for our special family rate for a self-guided museum tour. General admission rates.
  2. Rates, Hours, & Reservations
    Rates and hours for the “Spark of Liberty” Guided Tour are the same as the Museum’s general rates and hours: $7 per adult, $6 per senior and $5 per person under age 18; 10am – 5pm, 7 days a week.  Request your tour on the form below and we will contact you to confirm your museum visit.  NOTE: The “After Hours Experience” is a custom program with special rates and hours. If you are interested in an “After Hours Experience,” call Kathleen Lee directly at 215-925-2800, ext. 129. Please note that general admission discounts do not apply to group tours.
  3. Tour Confirmation & Payment
    Submitting a reservation form is the first step in planning your visit to the National Liberty Museum.  Your tour will be confirmed when we receive your signed contract and a deposit by the due-date listed on the contract. Deposits are non-refundable. Full payment is due prior to or upon your arrival.
  4. Cancellations, Changes, & Late Arrival
    • Cancellations: Please notify us immediately if you need to cancel your group’s scheduled guided tour. If you cancel your tour, any payment you have made will be applied as credit to a future visit or credit in our Museum Store.
    • Changes: Please notify us immediately if you need to change your tour date, tour time or if your group changes in size by more than 5 people. We will make every effort to accommodate your changes. If your change results in an overpayment, we will apply the excess to a future visit or as credit in our Museum Store. If your change results in an underpayment, the additional amount will be due upon your arrival.
    • Late Arrivals: Please make every effort to arrive on time. Due to limited space in our entry areas, tour groups arriving early may be asked to wait outside the Museum until their scheduled tour time. If your group arrives late, we may not be able to extend your tour past the previously scheduled departure time, although we will make an effort to do so if possible. If your group is unavoidably delayed, please notify us immediately with your estimated time of arrival so that we can best prepare to accommodate your group. You may do this by calling the Admission Desk at 215-925-2800, ext. 130.
  5. Directions & Transportation Information
  6. Motor Coaches & Buses
    Buses and motor coaches are not permitted to load or unload passengers directly in front of the Museum. Please use the National Constitution Center’s bus drop-off lot on 5th Street between Arch and Race Streets. You will then walk two blocks south on 5th Street and two blocks east on Chestnut Street to reach the National Liberty Museum. Bus and motor coach parking is located on Callowhill Street between Front and Second Streets. Up-to-the-minute parking information for buses and motor coaches.
  7. Where to Dine
    The Museum does not have dining facilities. Visitors may choose to dine at an excellent selection of restaurants in all price ranges throughout the historic Philadelphia area. For restaurant choices, consult the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau.
  • Use this form to reserve your adult or family group tour.

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