The National Liberty Museum is now open to the public.

The National Liberty Museum is pleased to announce that we are now open for self-guided tours with new hours, timed-ticketing, and updated health and safety procedures to ensure a worry-free experience for our visitors. We hope you will visit soon. You’ll see our brand-new exhibition, Philly’s Freedom: Artists Speak Out. Learn more here.

Revised Hours of Operation

Admission Rates for Self-Guided Tours

Tickets may be purchased online up to 2 weeks in advance of your visit. They also may be purchased at our front desk, although online purchasing is recommended. Tickets are timed for the top of each hour, with priority admission for seniors at 10:00AM and for Museum Members at 6PM. If you arrive early, you may be asked to wait. If a particular time-slot is filled, you will need to choose another hour. There are no restrictions to the length of your visit.

Health & Safety Procedures
That National Liberty Museum is committed to your health and safety. For complete information on our updated Health and Safety Protocols, and an extensive list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Please click here.

The National Liberty Museum is grateful to The Connelly Foundation for its grant support of our re-opening health and safety equipment, so that we can continue to serve our constituents with our innovative civic education and exhibits.

The Museum is fully accessible to people in wheelchairs. Food and drink are not permitted. Photos may be taken throughout the Museum, except as noted.

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NLM reopens with a brand new exhibition focusing on freedom

NLM's newest exhibition explores what freedom means through a diverse collection of work from more than 50 Philadelphia artists. The Opening Weekend is October 16-18, 10AM-7PM.

Learn more and purchase your time tickets now.

NLM honors 14 inspiring students from across the country

The National Liberty Museum celebrated its 20th annual TD Bank Young Heroes Awards with a Virtual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 12. The ceremony honored 14 inspiring students, ages 18 and younger, who identified an area where liberty was lacking and took action to make positive change in their local schools or communities.

Learn about these amazing young people here.


Although the National Liberty Museum is now open, we will continue to offer varied and engaging digital experiences for those of you who are not quite ready to return to the Museum in person. Our Virtual NLM@Night series offers fun, engaging, and informative entertainment on the subject of liberty to adult audiences.

Click here to learn about upcoming events.

Do you know a first-responder who deserves special recognition?

We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Awards of Valor presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS. This Award honors police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other emergency responders for extraordinary acts of courage, empathy, and meritorious community service. To learn more and submit a nomination, please click here.

Chevrolet supports first responders. Learn more.

Do you know a Healthcare Professional who deserves special recognition?

We are now accepting nominations for our 2020 Healthcare Heroes Award presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals. Awarded in four categories, Healthcare Heroes recognizes professionals in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have had a profound impact on others.

This year we are expanding the Community Hero Award category by including all those who participated in helping others in regard to the treatment of COVID-19. Learn more and nominate someone by clicking here.