Step into America’s History of Faith
 and Liberty


Monday–Saturday 10am–5pm
Closed Sundays, Christmas, & New Year's Day

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Visit Philadelphia's Independence Mall

See History Where History was Made

Discover the Bible’s influence on America’s founders, leaders, reformers, and historical milestones—right on Philadelphia’s Independence Mall. Journey through time from America's founding to the present, revisiting key moments where faith inspired the American pursuit of liberty towards justice and hope.

Step boldly into America's history of liberty

Philadelphia’s Most Immersive Museum

Discover your own values around faith and liberty as you journey through the interactive exhibits. Use your FLDC Lamp to collect checkpoints of memories and discoveries along the way, and take your unique experience home with MY FLDC.

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What Others Are Saying

See American history in a whole new light

Visit Philadelphia

I learned many things I did not know and I felt the museum was very thought provoking.

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A great reason to have Philadelphia on your radar this year

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Partnering SCHOLARS

Designed in Partnership with a Trusted Team of Experts

We invite visitors of all backgrounds to discover the ways faith has influenced people’s values and actions across the history of American liberty. We’ve partnered with a diverse team of historians, religious experts, and legal scholars to ensure that stories are told thoughtfully and accurately.

Dr. Chris Beneke

Dr. Steele Brand

Michael Breidenbach

Dr. Michael D. Breidenbach

Dr. Allan C. Carlson

Joshua Charles, Esq.

Dr. Carli N. Conklin

Dr. Jesse Covington

Alan Crippen

Rev. Alan R. Crippen II

Dr. Daniel Dreisbach


Dr. Roger C. S. Erdvig

Rachel Ferguson

Dr. Rachel Ferguson

Dr. Mark David Hall

Stuart Halpern

Rabbi Dr. Stuart Halpern

Dr. Jonathan Den Hartog

Rev. Dr. Charles L. Howard

Dr. Daniel Walker Howe

Gretchen Huzinga

Dr. Gretchen Huzinga

Dr. Thomas S. Kidd

The Rev. Dr. Nancy Koester

Dr. Abraham Lee

Dr. Michael Lee

Dr. Joseph Loconte

Michael Magee

Rev. Msgr. Michael K. Magee

Dr. Daniel Mark

Dr. Wilfred McClay

Dr. Nicholas Miller

Dr. Glenn A. Moots

Dr. Jeffry H. Morrison

Dr. Andrew R. Murphy

The Rev. Dr. John R. Norwood

Dr. Carl J. Richard

Dr. Anthony Schmidt

Dr. Daved Anthony Schmidt

Dr. Eran Shalev

Miles Smith

Dr. Miles Smith

Dr. Sarah Morgan Smith

Walter Stahr, Esq.

Dr. Karen Taliaferro

Todd Williams

Dr. Todd J. Williams

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Explore the Faith and Liberty Trail

Discover Philadelphia’s hidden history with the Faith and Liberty Trail app. You’ll venture through Philadelphia’s Old City, rich with historic sites and opportunities to revisit moments like Benjamin Franklin’s fugitive days, the city’s handling of the Yellow Fever epidemic, and more. Look for the notable family-friendly sites along the way (some which may ring a bell)! Download for free on iOS and Android.

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Monday–Saturday 10am–5pm
Closed Sundays, Christmas, & New Year's Day