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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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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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 3 days ago via mobile

I was very impressed and surprised by this museum. The live multimedia show outlining the creation of the US Constitution was quite good. Just walking around the Center and catching all the glimpses of American history was very cool. Nice displays!

Thank Carlo C
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hadn't planned to spend long here but came back during the day after other tours/lunch, it was that good. Does a great job of tying vital moments of American history through the eyes of the Constitution. Learnt a lot more about America and put a...More

Thank Nick_PerthAU
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a wonderful spot to learn about the US Constitution. You start with a performance by an actor about the constitution which includes multi-media. There are exhibits about each amendment. It's very interesting and well-done. It's a great way to learn about how the...More

Thank wheatgrower
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are going to be in Philadelphia then this is a must stop and explore. So much history. They do have other exhibits thru out the year. The Statues are so life like you will be amazed.

Thank rene w
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just up the road from the American Revolution museum is the centre for the constitutive. It is fantastic. In their impressive theatre space they put on a terrific Hollywood style film of the story behind it right up to today. The exhibits are very interactive...More

Thank Graeme R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As a visitor to the US, the exhibits were great at attracting my interest and informing me. The Prohibition exhibit was a highlight, as was being able to see a copy of the Bill of Rights. Staff in each section were extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and...More

Thank K8689WFanneg
Reviewed 6 days ago

The whole experience is fabulous and changes over time. Do not miss the Hall of Signers and the We the People presentation!

Thank momteach
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a great deal of information and a lot to see. You could spend a few hours going through everything and reading everything. This museum is geared to older students and adults. There is not much here for preschool kids and grade school...More

Thank SuperAdventure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned the outing with family and kids. The presentation was captivating ,overall great layout and good learning experience. Will definitely visit again when kids grow up.

Thank Duraiya K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The center did a great job of presenting the story of the constitution and its authors. The video presentation was awesome and quite different. Kids would even enjoy learning some history here.

Thank Danna W
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Margie S
18 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
22 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
Diane M
12 February 2016|
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Response from Jonathan W | Reviewed this property |
Just turn up. No need to book in advance.