"I enjoyed it and think it's a useful addition to the Philadelphia tourist industry ... The text is informative even for a Philadelphia native"
"The best way to see historic Philadelphia"
"Strolling to a tour de force"
"Interesting insights into life in 18th century Philadelphia"
To purchase a copy of the AudioWalk & Tour and its map, send check (payable to "AudioWalk & Tour") for $14.95 plus $3.50 tax, handling & first class postage ($18.45 total) to:
AudioWalk & Tour
2026 Waverly St.
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Or call 215-275-3635
By purchasing or renting the AudioWalk & Tour, you help support the work of the Independence Hall Association, owners of ushistory.org.
The AudioTour is now also available for your iPod – click to purchase!
Come to Philadelphia to see the history, take an AudioWalk to get more from your visit! Go at your own pace with this easy-to-use narrated walking tour. Your recorded "guide" paints a colorful portrait of Old Philadelphia. Along the way, hear music and fascinating stories about the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the magic of Ben Franklin.
To rent this 72-minute CD, with a convenient lightweight cd player and earphone(s), visit these convenient locations. Rental cost is $10 for one person, $14 for two, $16 for three, and $20 for four people. All CD players rented must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older.
If you're planning to visit Philadelphia, buy a copy in advance and listen to the tour in the car on your way here, and make your visit richer and more enjoyable. The tour's 20 stops (in red) and 64 narrated segments touch upon these interesting areas.
1777 18th century bootscrapes 18th century clothing 18th century Garden Abigail Willing & the man she loved Admiral Penn Algonquin Tribe American Home Magazine American Philosophical Society American Revolution Bathing Battle of Getysburg Battle of Saratoga Belgian Blocks Bingham Court Bishop White House Blood letting Book of Common Prayer Boston Boston Harbor Boston Tea Party Brickwork "Bring out your dead" British burning White House British city British Empire British Soldiers "Busybody" Carpenters' Hall Catholics Centennial Bell Centre Square Charles Willing Charter of Privileges Chestnut Street Christ Church City Hall City population in 1700s City Tavern City, County, State & Federal Governments Cobblestones Colonel Nixon Colonial Police Colonies Commodities Commodore Barry Statue Congress Hall Constitution of the United States Constitutional Convention Continental Congress Cooking Corinthian Columns County Court House Curtis Building DAR Rose Garden Daughters of the American Revolution Declaration of Independence Delaware River Dependencies Dock Creek Dr. Benjamin Rush Episcopal Academy Episcopal Hospital Eternal Flame Federal City Franklin Court Fire Insurance Company Fire of London Firemarks First Bank First Continental Congress First Fourth of July Celebration First Lady Flemish Bond Brickwork Franklin Square Free Society of Traders Freedom of Worship Friends of Independence National Historical Park Garden Club of America George Washington Georgian Architeture Gilbert Stuart Painting of George Washington Governor John Penn Greek Revival Architecture Green Countrie Towne Green Tree Insurance Company Grid pattern of streets "Hand in Hand Company" Harmony Street Harpsichord Music Holiday Magazine I. M. Pei Independence Hall Independence National Historical Park Independence Square Ironwork Jack & Jill Magazine James Madison John & Dolley Todd John Adams Joseph Bonaparte, Napoleon's older brother July 8, 1776 King Charles II Kings George I, II, III Ladies Home Journal Liberty Bell Liberty Bell inscription Library Hall Library Walk/Second Bank Life in 18th century Philadelphia London London's fire of 1666 Lookout for Ships Louis Philipe, Future King of France living in exile Love Apples Magnolia Garden Michel Bouvier Middle Class Quaker Home Monticello Mount Vernon Mutual Assurance Company Navy "Necessary" (outhouses) Nicholas Biddle Old City Hall Old St. Joseph's Church Open House Tours Outhouse Paul Revere's ride to City Tavern Pebblestones Penn in jail Penn Square Penn Treaty Park Penn's Holy Experiment Penn's Woods Pennsylvania Assembly Pennsylvania Hospital "Philadelphia" Greek meaning of Philadelphia "Firsts" Philadelphia Contributionship Philadelphia Exchange Philadelphia Exchange Building Philadelphia School for the Deaf Philip Syng Philosophical Hall & its famous members Pigs and goats run wild through Philadelphia's Streets Post Office Potter's Field Prisoners of War Quakers Religious Freedom Religious Society of Friends Rienegal Sonata Rittenhouse Square Robert Morris Robert Morris Statue Robert Smith, Architect Todd House Row House Saint Mary's Church Saturday Evening Post Schuylkill River Second Bank of the United States Settlers living in caves and huts Ship building Signers of the Declaration Society Hill Society Hill Towers St. Joseph's Church St. Peter's Church State House State House Yard Storing Ice Supreme Court Chamber Sycamore Tree Taverns The Contributionship Thomas Jefferson Todd House Tomb for the Unknown Soldier of the Revoltionary War Trees catching fire Upper Class Home Wallpaper Walnut Street Walnut Street Prison Washington playing chess with Robert Morris Washington Square Watch Box Water pumps Welcome Park Whortleberry bushes Wigs William Hamilton William Penn William Penn Statue William Strickland Willings Alley Women's skirts catching fire Working classes Yellow Fever
City Tavern Keatings River Grill Lights of Liberty Independence Visitor Center River Link Ferry Philadelphia Phlash