Carpenters' Hall

320 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19106-2708 GET DIRECTIONS
Local: 215-925-0167
Owned and operated by The Carpenters' Company since it was built in 1774, Carpenters' Hall remains the meeting place of our nation’s history. Within its walls, Carpenters' Hall was the site for the First Continental Congress; the secret encounters between Ben Franklin and a French spy, Julien Achard De Bonvouloir, in 1775 which led to the French American Alliance; the Pennsylvania Provincial Congress in 1776; visits by the Queen of England in 1976; the King and Queen of Sweden in 1994 and in 2000, events related to the Republican National Convention, to name a few. Carpenters' Hall is open daily except Mondays from 10am until 4pm. During the months of January and February, the Hall is also closed on Tuesdays. Admission is free; however, donations are greatly appreciated.
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Facility Amenities: Free Admission, Gift Shop
General Information: Dates Closed: Closed Mon., (Jan. and Feb., the Hall is closed on Mon. and Tues.), Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Open Year-round
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