Once Upon a Nation

600 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106- Map It
(215) 629-4026

AAA Editor Notes

Once Upon a Nation is at 600 Chestnut St., in the Historic Philadelphia Center in the Public Ledger building. The variety of living history tours include Storytelling Benches in and around Independence National Historic Park. The ten benches are marked with "Once Upon a Nation." Independence After Hours is a guided tour of Independence Hall with some of the founding fathers and dinner at City Tavern. A colonial pub crawl is also offered seasonally.
Storytelling Benches free. Independence After Hours: $85; $80 (senior citizens, students and military with ID); $55 (ages 0-12). Reservations are recommended for Independence After Hours.
Station: 5th
Hours: Storytelling Benches Fri.-Sat. 11-4, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day (also Tues.-Thurs. 11-4, mid-June to mid-Aug.). Independence After Hours tour Fri.-Sat. at 5:30, late May-late Oct. (also Tues.-Thurs. at 5:30, mid-June to mid-Aug.). Phone ahead to confirm schedule.