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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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  • Average7%
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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 11 September 2016

Beautiful history! The staff is very knowledgeable and giving of their time. Tour is free but they do ask for a donation. Go ahead and give it.

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Christ Church is a few blocks away from the other historic sites of Philadelphia, but it is well worth the walk. The high church pews and huge white interior are beautiful. We walked up and down the aisles and sat in the pew George Washington...More

Thank sloomis31
Reviewed 7 September 2016

great old church a block from our hotel off Market Street, lots of history and information, a must see

Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 7 September 2016

You can do many of the small buildings in this historic area in a short period of time. This is worth a stop. Another bonus, there's Farmer's Market in the courtyard on Wednesdays & Sundays.

Thank DanaJ0
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I went on a Grim tour which included a stop at Christ Church. Prior to that, I went once on my own. The gentleman from the church, Neil, was so passionate about this facility and its history, I found myself completely engrossed in the talk....More

Thank Jo-Ann C
Reviewed 31 August 2016

There are docents who give tours but the one I ended up with was a bit on the opinionated diatribe side. I preferred to walk about myself reading the plaques and seeing what there is to be seen. Great architecture abounds and the history can...More

Thank Connie C
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Many historic figures were members here. Curator on duty was very personable and filled us in on many details. Admission is by donation.

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 29 August 2016

It's very busy during the summer, but makes for some great photo opps. Not a great place to go for meditation, to many tourist walking through. Great outside gardens too.

Thank pennysh2014
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We took in a service at The Nation's Church as it is called because Christ Church is where so many of the Founding Fathers and Mothers worshiped. We quite by accident sat in the pew occupied by George Washington, which was next to pews used...More

Thank Erin S S
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Didn't know much of the history of the church but had a very good tour guide (wished I remembered his name - young artist). Place has a very calming atmosphere

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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