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  2. Pennsylvania
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Independence Hall

Philadelphia 2-Day Hop-On Hop-Off Bus w/ Penitentiary Ticket

Product ID: 218736
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Experience all that Philadelphia has to offer with this two-day hop-on hop-off bus pass, combined with a ticket to the Eastern State Penitentiary. On the bus, visit over 20 of the city’s iconic landmarks, then embark on the audio tour at the penitentiary.
About this activity
Valid 2 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore all that Philadelphia has to offer with a 2-day hop-on hop-off bus pass
  • Enjoy captivating commentary provided by a local guide on-board the bus
  • Visit the famous Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Learn about the former prison's turbulent history and infamous inmates
Full description
Be sure not to miss a thing on your trip to Philadelphia with this combined two-day hop-on hop-off city bus pass and entry to the legendary Eastern State Penitentiary. Enjoy the freedom to jump on and off the tour bus at your leisure, as you travel around the city and visit over 20 of its most iconic landmarks.

The pass also includes a ticket to the Eastern State Penitentiary, famed for being one of the most haunted places in the United States, and the film location of many movies including 12 Monkeys. The penitentiary is an abandoned prison that has a public museum and historical site since 1994, offering a truly unique experience to wander through the former halls, cells and yards.

The building’s history spans nearly 200 years, and it was originally erected as a place for reform rather than punishment. Since then, the prison has endured a turbulent history, with breakouts and riots, and notorious inmates such as Al Capone and Willie Sutton. During your visit, dive deep into the prison’s history, engage in hands-on interactive experiences, and come across some fantastic photo opportunities.
Includes
  • 2-day hop-on hop-off bus pass
  • 1-day general admission ticket to the Eastern State Penitentiary
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

111 S Independence Mall E, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Customers must first bring their voucher to a Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours agent at 111 S Independence Mall East (a kiosk in front of the The Bourse Building) for the admission ticket to the Eastern State Penitentiary and Double Decker Bus Tour. Please do not arrive at the Eastern State Penitentiary before presenting voucher at Philadelphia Sightseeing Tours as admission will not be granted
• If space is available on the day of your visit at the Eastern State Penitentiary, you may also reserve a spot at the Admissions Desk for the 2:00pm daily guided tour and discussion at no additional charge
• General Admission tickets for the Eastern State Penitentiary are valid any operating day. Not recommended for children under the age of seven (no ticket required for children under seven)