Donation reopens national landmarks amid shutdown

Local News

In Philadelphia, two historic landmarks closed by the government shutdown will reopen for the weekend. 

Visit Philadelphia is donating $32,000 to open up the doors for the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.

The sites will be open Friday – Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

No tickets will be required.

City officials say the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is the second busiest time of the year for visitors to Independence National Historical Park.

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