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Founding Fathers Tour of Philadelphia

210 Reviews | Philadelphia, USA

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Experience the best of US history with a modern twist on this small-group tour of Philadelphia. See where the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, take a photo of the Liberty Bell, visit where past presidents like George Washington lived, and learn about William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder. You’ll discover the lively neighborhood culture of Old City as you pass art galleries and cafes, and top off your outing with a surprise treat at a local establishment. Numbers are limited to 12 for a personalized experience with an informative guide.


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide



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Average 4.48 out of 5 stars based on 210 verified reviews from Cool Philadelphia and TripAdvisor

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Suzanne, Jul 2021 Verified
Fayge was a great guide. She kept it interesting and fast paced! In spite on the rain we enjoyed ourselves and met the owners of a house on elfreths alley!
Alice, Jun 2021 Verified
This was a great way to get an overview of the historical city. Rick was an exceptional guide and I would definitely take other tours with him. He was knowledgeable, interesting and open to questions.
Michael, May 2021 Verified
Great historical information and great delivery by Adam. Absolutely essential tour for a few days trip
Jennifer, May 2021 Verified
A wonderful historic tour with an overview of the important historic locations. The tour guide was local and provided unique stories and memories from growing up in the area.
Cindy, May 2021 Verified
My husband and I and our friends thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Nina! She is a native of Philadelphia and very enthusastic. Nina LOVES to show people "her town"! Great walking tour and very informative. I loved that she took us into the Curtis Center to see the fabulous Tiffany "Dream Garden"!! Yes....maybe not part of "Founding Fathers" but such a treat. I would have never known it existed. I love it when tour directors go a little off script! Thanks, Nina!
Onyte A, Apr 2021 Verified
Josh was very knowledgeable, lots and lots of walking , but time went quickly. Josh taught me so many things I did not realize about Philadelphia. One thing , too much about slavery . I wanted more info about the Founding Fathers , not their “sins” of slavery ! Is everything about how evil whites are and slavery ?????
Shane R, Mar 2021 Verified
We had a fantastic time with our Tour. Our guide Dick was extremely knowledgeable and had an answer to every question. He was very friendly and patient and made our experience a full success.
patricia t, Mar 2021 Verified
The amount of history in this city is amazing...Nina was extremely knowledgeable and kept everyone's interest the entire time....we will definitely take another tour with this company....highly recommend!
Isilda, Feb 2021 Verified
Fantastic time. Very informative. Guide Dick Furstein was very friendly and knowledgeable! Made the tour worth every penny!
Cedric, Feb 2021 Verified
It was very comprehensive tour and our tour guide Josh Silvers was particularly passionate about history. It seemed like he knew everything about everything in Philladelphia, it was quite impressive. Its mostly an external tour, but we figured out the places that we wanted to go back and deficate more time on. Great for a getting to know philly for the first time. Recommend.

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