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Discover Philadelphia wheelchair accessible attractions, things to do, city guides, tours and activities for disabled travelers including the Independence Visitor Center. Read our informative accessibility reviews and ratings of popular Philadelphia attractions and destinations to learn which attractions are wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly, as well as which locations Jim recommends should be avoided by travelers in wheelchairs.

The Independence Visitor Center is the Official Visitor Center for the Greater Philadelphia Region, located at One North Independence Mall West, at corner of 6th & Market Streets. The 50,000-square-foot building was constructed in 2001 as the result of a cooperative effort among many area organizations.

  1. City Attraction Wheelchair Accessible:        Yes
  2. Fully Accessible Entry:                                     Yes: Ramp
  3. Accessible Restrooms Onsite:                         Yes
  4. Restrictive Steps:                                               No

Jim’s Accessibility Comments:

The Visitor Center is fully wheelchair accessible. If you’re exploring historic Philadelphia this is the best place to start. They’ll answer all your questions and sell tickets as necessary.

There is a wheelchair accessible restroom.