Beyond the Bell

By: Beyond the Bell

Everyone knows that Philadelphia is the home of the Liberty Bell, but what is there to do once you've been there and done that? The popular "Beyond the Bell" guide answers that question by offering more than 50 attractions — all within walking distance of American freedom's most famous artifact.

Take a virtual tour of the Cradle of Liberty. We have pages and pages of short, informative write-ups describing the various cultural sites, museums, exhibits, public squares, tours, shows and even amusement parks that occupy the heart of the historic district. We also map them all for you to make sure that you don't get lost and you don't miss a thing!

Places include: Independence Hall, Congress Hall, Liberty Bell Center, Franklin Court, Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial, President's House, Second Bank of the United States, City Tavern, African American Museum, American Philosophical Society Hall, Athenaeum of Philadelphia, Betsy Ross House, Carpenters' Hall, The Center For Art In Wood, The Chemical Heritage Foundation, Elfreth's Alley, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Fireman's Hall Museum, Free Library of Philadelphia: Independence Branch, Head House Square Plaque, Independence Seaport Museum, Independence Visitor Center, National Constitution Center, National Liberty Museum, National Museum of American Jewish History, Pennsylvania Bible Society, Pennsylvania Hospital, The Philadelphia History Museum At The Atwater Kent, Physick House, Polish American Cultural Center, Powel House, Presbyterian Historical Society, Arch Street Meeting House, Christ Church, Christ Church Burial Ground, Kahal Kadosh Mikveh Israel, Mikveh Israel Cemetery, B'nai Abraham, African Methodist Episcopal Church, Old First Reformed Church, Old Pine Presbyterian Church, Old Saint Joseph's Church, Old St Mary's Church, St. Augustine Church, Historic St. George's United Methodist Church, and St. Peter's Episcopal Church