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Christ Church

N. 2nd Street at Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-922-1695
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This church's congregation has included Ben Franklin, George Washington and Betsy Ross.
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  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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N. 2nd Street at Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
+1 215-922-1695
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church is amazing. It’s hard to believe that it continues today as it has since the 18th century - as a church. We came with a walking tour and were lucky to come at a time when someone who was affiliated with the church...More

Thank Floydova
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a good place to visit. Almost always a member of the congregation is available to lead a tour and answer question

Thank AntSusie
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Serene little church surrounded by the bustling 21st century. Go in and imagine the founding fathers praying for our fledgling nation.

Thank PhillyPatti
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Wow! Gorgeous old church. They told us NOT to step on people's graves/names, but it's hard to when they are down the entire aisle going up/down to front of church! SMALL PEWS; big people can't sit in them...FYI only.

Thank Betty G
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is an awesome church to visit. The historical value alone is great. The surrounding gardens were very peaceful for us to stop and rest for awhile during our walking tour of Philly.

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 7 October 2017

My boyfriend and I took the Grim Philly's Sightseeing & Serial Killers Tour. One of our stops was Christ Church * Christ Church Cemetary. Bob, our guide was awesome! He was full of interesting info as to the medical practices of some of the Doctors...More

Thank Stefanie G
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We wanted to go see Ben Franklin's grave but didn't want to pay the $3.00 to get in. Saw it walking down the sidewalk, new it was his because people were standing by it.

Thank nanaof1boy3girls
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The sun shining through the large windows showed off the interior of the church at its best. An attractive building inside and out. Sat in Benjamin Franklin's family pew while an official guide walked me through the history, beliefs and functioning of this historic church...More

Thank barriebw2014
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the church on our way to the cemetery and the docents were wonderful at explaining the place and importance of this church and which folks attended. At the cemetery Courtney gave us a wonderful tour pointing out and telling the stories of...More

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This church whose Founding Fathers are quite literally the Foundation of the Church (they are buried in and around the building) is such a wonderful place. You can sit in the exact pew where George Washington and other famous Americans sat when they attended services...More

Thank gemcityer
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16 March 2016|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
I don't have an exact address, but as you can see in previous posts, Google is your best friend! As for touring it on your own, yes! I don't recall if they even have formal tours, but there was a caretaker (or a very nice... More