Eastern State Penitentiary
Go to Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary for free as a Go Philadelphia pass holder.
This Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour, operated by Philadelphia Trolley Works, is one of the best ways to get to know the city when you first arrive.
Each double-decker bus tour is narrated by a fully-trained, friendly Philly guide, so you’ll learn all about the city’s history, culture, dining spots and, of course, where to get the most authentic Philly cheesesteak.
Sunday - Friday 9:30AM - 5:30PM
Saturday 9:30AM - 6:00PM.
Fall & Spring Hours
Daily 9:30AM to 5:00PM.
Daily 10:00AM to 4:00PM.
Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Getting In: There's no need for individual Big Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Philadelphia Tour tickets, admission is included with your Go Philadelphia pass along with the other popular attractions listed.
After you’ve made your purchase, you’ll be emailed your Go Philadelphia pass which you may either print off or download via our app.
Proceed to any one of the 25+ included stops along the Blue tour route and there you may redeem your Go Philadelphia Pass for a 1 day Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus ticket.
Large groups are encouraged to redeem their Philadelphia Pass for a Big Bus ticket at either Stop 1 at 5th Street and Market Street (directly outside the Independence Visitor Center) or the Big Bus Kiosk located in the Independence Visitor Center 1 N Independence Mall West Philadelphia PA 19106 (Across from the Liberty Bell, 6th and Market Street).
501 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106