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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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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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 19 April 2016

We walked across the street from our Hostel and into the Christ Church and must have stayed there for about 30 minutes talking to Tish - one of the volunteers at the church. She was so knowledgeable, so friendly, and able to answer our many,...More

Thank Canuck2011_11
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Since this church is on Market Street and near the historical area, I recommend stopping in for a quick visit for anyone who loves history. The church is where George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Betsy Ross attended. Its interesting because the previous priests are buried...More

Thank tbchick2011
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Sitting in Washington's pew and seeing how he and the other members of the colonial America spent their time, seeking the guidance for the way forward made the historical versions of the figures much more human.

Thank grady225
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Small place with years of history, in fact, Ben Franklin and the signors of the Declaration of Independence went to church here. I loved the easy going service. Its a great place to go on a Sunday for service. Or , just check out the...More

Thank jjarvis
Reviewed 27 March 2016

I went down there to get information about Christ Church Burial Ground (where Ben Franklin is buried) and the people there were pretty short with me about it.

Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Doesn't take long, but worth going in. Go see this when you walk over to Eldreth's Alley. See George Washington's pew and pieces original to the church. Pretty gardens outside too.

Thank travlhappy
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I'd been inside this Church once before, but this time, it was practically empty. The docents pointed out George Washington's pew, Betsy Ross's pew, and the Baptismal Font. I had not observed these things on my previous visit, so this was an extra-special stop that...More

Thank Ellynne Brice D
Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Christ Church is right near numerous historical sites and is easily accessible to the public. The staff there are very helpful and knowledgeable to help with any questions you may have. There is a great deal to see and numerous things to learn about. Just...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Very near independence visitor ctr. and other philly historical must-sees; many of the founding fathers worshipped here - they will show you George Washington's pew! Also learned it was the tallest structure in the new world for half a century, plus why there's no basement...More

Thank Bud B
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I popped in here on my way to a medical appointment. Neil let my husband and I tag along with a tour group from Texas and he was an excellent guide. He is the historian of the place and he brought the history alive for...More

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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