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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 1 week ago

A great stop for school field trips and those interested in wanting to know more about the constitution. The presentation is a good introduction to pre and post Revolutionary War struggles that the founders experienced, in addition to an overview of accomplishments since the constitution...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite was signer's hall where they had lifesize statues of all the signers of the Declaration of Independence. They were grouped by states and looked so real as they were discussing the process that day. They had their names on a tag on the...More

Thank rld70
Reviewed 1 week ago

Granted, not a free attraction, but absolutely worth the cost of admission. A visit begins with a very unique presentation in a circular theater. While most museums open up with a film, the Constitution Center goes a step further with a narrator (but more like...More

Thank DP79DC
Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a very interesting museum, probably suited for older children or adults who understand and appreciate our constitution. My favorite part is Founders Hall where you walk through and around life-size statues of our founders while they were signing the Constitution.

Thank Kris F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband was the one who really wanted to go to the National Constitution Center and I'm so glad we did because as the title states, this is one the BEST museums I've ever been to. We started off watching a live theatrical performance which...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You gave to pay. So we only went to the gift shop. The people were nice. Alot of the actual documents I was told are housed in DC. So not actually sure what there is to see.

Thank Kmfu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It started with an actor taking us through the development of the constitution and its affect on the people and the world. It was a riveting performance. It's a large round hall that makes it easy to follow the development of the constitution and its...More

Thank Jgchicag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place to learn more about our country's foundational document, the constitution. Very awestruck by this place.

Thank 444debrac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful lesson in civics, very engaging. This is a great story about the Constitution where you can explore in depth or more lightly. Beautiful building and location really makes history come alive.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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