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National Constitution Center

525 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595
+1 215-409-6600
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The National Constitution Center is the first and only nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the U.S. Constitution and its legacy of freedom. Located two blocks from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell in Historic Philadelphia, the Center illuminates constitutional ideals and inspires active citizenship as a state-of-the-art museum, a civic education hub and America's Town Hall.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
525 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595
City Center East
+1 215-409-6600
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Reviewed yesterday

The Constitution, its development, history, changes and challenges against it are all displayed and explained at his Center. The center chronicles the need for a Constitution and the debates that took place in developing it. A room of statues of the attendees at the Constitutional...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The first thing I want to say is that I can't wait to return to visit the museum again. I want to visit several times to take in as much as I can. And, when we come back, for at least one visit, I want...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 1 week ago

With Philly having so many great museums, it's impressive that museums like this continue to find creative ways of teaching their stories. This has a living history component which makes it very moving and educational. The exhibits are very interesting though it's not a hands...More

Thank DCWriterMom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After rather melodramatic presentation, partly live, partly film that covers things many people know the circular museum has many interesting points on civil rights, the various wars. There are some activities for children to participate and a number of short films. One part I like...More

1  Thank Virginatraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came right when the doors opened and we were the only people in the signers hall. I enjoyed that they had a person in each room to explain or answer any questions we had. The movie was something that one must see...very moving. Also,...More

1  Thank 7wonderstraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are an American, you must visit this center. History of the US and the place of Constitution is so well explained at this place. Large collection of historical artifacts are also in display. Highly recommended for visit.

1  Thank Nil N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was great. The theater show was amazing, the constitution museum and was informative, interactive and very kid friendly. The founding fathers statue was great and the kids had fun "shaking hands" with the men wrote the constitution. Also, you can see an actual...More

1  Thank TaraOnTheGoBye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a local and I finally got over to the Constitution Center for a visit. Very much worth a few hours of your time. I enjoyed the whole thing (but I'm a bit of a politics/history nerd, so YMMV...) Not that interesting for kids I...More

1  Thank tallgaloot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You might be tempted to overlook this exhibit, but it has a very powerful film, and a room of life size statues of all the signers go the constitution. It's very moving.

1  Thank bwj03
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss this amazing place! Hands on exhibits, interactive games and scenarios, live and video presentations. This place brings the Constitution to life. The staff are fun, informative and engaging. Pose with Hamilton and see the real Bill of Rights. I'd recommend starting with...More

1  Thank Liz L
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30 July 2017|
Response from Lewfam4 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! TYPE PRICE Adults $14.50 Seniors (age 65 and older) $13 College Students (with ID) $13 Youth (ages 6-18) $11 Children (ages 0-5) FREE Members FREE
Margie S
19 April 2017|
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Response from tutter2 | Reviewed this property |
You can likely get all this in during your 2 1/2 days, but might be pressed depending upon when you visit. weekends in summer can get crowded with lines to certain venues. fortunately, most all of these are pretty close... More
Noel B
23 May 2016|
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Response from Hickoryview | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You will wan to set aside about 2 hours for this at least. It is right across the street from the US Mint and Liberty Bell and 1 block away from Independence Hall. This was the best of the tours. So I would recommend... More