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Betsy Ross House
239 Arch Street
Old City
Philadelphia, Pa 19131
Cross Street: 3rd Street
Hours of Operation
Status Closed now Hours Mon - Sun: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The best place to begin a visit to Historic Philadelphia is at the new Historic Philadelphia Center, located just across from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell at 6th and Chestnut streets. The center is your one stop to get souvenirs, tickets and information for all the great attractions, tours, exhibits and fun that Historic Philadelphia has to offer! Franklin Square, the Betsy Ross House, Lights of Liberty and Once Upon A Nation Adventure Tours are right at your fingertips. Stop in on your next trip.

Group Information

Historic Philadelphia offers many group opportunities both day and night! Start off with an adventure into the 18th century with Once Upon A Nation, putt around a mini Philadelphia at Franklin Square, walk in the footsteps of our nations flag maker at the Betsy Ross House and by night take in a live show or a moon-lit journey with Lights of Liberty!


  • Once Upon A Nation - Groups start at 20 people
  • Franklin Square - Groups start at 20 people
  • Lights of Liberty - Groups start at 15 people
  • Betsy Ross House - No reservations needed

Reservations and advanced payment are necessary for groups. Groups are not guaranteed admittance without a reservation.


Meet Betsy Ross in Her Upholstery Shop

Meet Betsy in person, hard at work plying her trade, and have the chance to ask the famous lady, not only about how she came to sew the nation's first Stars & Stripes, but all about her fascinating life and business. See real upholsterer's tools and learn first-hand how they were used in this exhibit made possible with the support of American Express.

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