Beyond the Bell Tours



Washington Square / Midtown Village / Gayborhood District

1315 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

p: (484) 416-0140
Email  |  Website


Tours - Tour

Beyond the Bell is a social enterprise committed to creating inclusive historical walking tours aimed at putting the people back into people’s history. Our tours are inspired by untold stories of women, people of color, lgbtq folks, first nation folks and more! All of our tours have group rates available and are wheelchair accessible upon request. 

The Philly Classic hits all the main sites in historic Old City and Independence Park, but tells it all from the perspectives often left out of mainstream tourism.

Duration: 2 hours

Start: Center of Washington Square by the fountain

End: Independence Hall Visitor's Center

The Center City Deep Dive explores center city and talks about Philly mayors, activists and the conflicts and conundrums that have formed the city to this day.

Duration: 2 hours

Start: Center of City Hall

End: Rittenhouse Square

The LGBTQ History Tour invites you to get facts straight and your history gay. The tour explores the Gayborhood and hidden histories of the only formalized Gayborhood in the country.

Duration: 2 hours

Start: Rittenhouse Square

End: 13th and Walnut

The Women's History Tour talks about cool colonial women, change makers, women in medicine, and more who have made their mark on this city of brother love and sisterly affection. 

Duration: 2 hours

Start: Center of Washington Square by the fountain

End: 7th and Banbridge


Check out our Instagram page here.


gay history tour women's history month black history month queer history fun tours group tours rates available


Facility Amenities:
Accessible by Public Transit
Facility Information:
Female Owned, LGBT Friendly
Group Information:
Group Friendly
Venue Amenities:
Guided Tours Available
Languages Spoken:
Italian, English
Recent News:

Register & Save

Register with for free to save your favorites for future visits

View My List

See what you've added to "Favorites"