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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 6 days ago

My family and visited this place on August 14, 2017. This is a place that teaches us about our constitution. This place is so informative and there is so much to learn. The guides have an excellent sense of history and answer questions very patiently....More

Thank AnilNemani2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

This highly informative, educational museum is definitely one of the top museums in the city. I would recommend seeing the movie ‘Freedom Rising’ first. It tells the story of the Constitution and America’s quest for freedom, thereby setting the scene for the exhibits. The movie...More

Thank Madcitybrits
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entering the big, open building we wandered around for a couple minutes. It was mid-day on the weekend, there were very few tourists and, frankly, I didn't get it. Fortunately, a staff person came by and set the context of the place. Afterwhich, I really...More

Thank rwcorne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent presentation about our Constitution and its history through our republic. Not very crowded. A unique display is a room filled with life-sized statues of the men responsible for our Constitution. Way cool. Also a display (kind of hard to locate) focusing on John Marshall,...More

Thank Kirk S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved this center. I learned so much about the Constitution. The show at the beginning was EXCELLENT!

Thank TexasLaura1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

Admission includes a 360 degree theatrical movie with a live narrator...breath-taking by the end. WOW!!! Great interactive exhibits from then through now.

Thank Tara B
Reviewed 1 week ago

You start here with a live performance as an introduction. It was amazing, moving and emotional. I was not expecting it, but it was amazing. Then to continue into the museum itself you see artifacts and information abounds in easy to understand and creative displays.

Thank Kelly F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was much more interactive than I expected, and everyone in the family enjoyed it. It's a little on the expensive side, but note that you can get an admission discount if you show tickets for Independence Hall the same day. I'm not sure...More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Constitution Center is a terrific experience for adults and Children, but especially for children. The Center tries to engage visitors in the democratic process to help us understand the meaning of our Constition. The "film" Freedom Rising, an inspiring experience requires a timed...More

Thank Mari95116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for historians and general public! Good to see all the flags for the United States and its territories.

Thank TL808
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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