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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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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
525 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595
City Center East
525 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595
+1 215-409-6600
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

Devoted to preserving the legacy of the U.S. Constitution and inspiring active citizenship, this museum features hundreds of interactive exhibits, rare artifacts and films.Signers'Hall is sure to amaze with its 42 life-size bronze sculptures of the nation's founding fathers. Unfortunately at the time of our...More

Thank Art W
Reviewed 23 May 2016

You really have to enjoy reading about politicians to get the most out of it. Big displays on electoral college, presidential history. The theater is closed so didn't have anything interactive, just exhibits to read.

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Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is an interactive museum with education and entertainment events. You can learn about the constitution and your rights as a citizen through exhibits and films. There is an excellent dramatic presentation of vignettes about individual rights such as capital punishment, privacy, gun control, etc....More

Thank Genevieve L
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My husband and I visited during the week in the summer. It was truly an educational and moving experience. I recommend it, if you are looking for something different to do in Philly.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 15 May 2016

We learned a lot in this building and the rangers were wonderful keeping us either one step ahead or behind the many school tour groups so that we could actually enjoy the exhibits.

Thank Eldersburg61
Reviewed 13 May 2016

i went to this exhibit since it was on a combo ticket i bought. really thought i would be in and out in 10 minutes. there is definitely alot of interesting things to see and hear if you have any interest in the law or...More

Thank momof2hard2please
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

This museum is FULL of information! I felt like it wasn't necessarily organized or presented clearly but otherwise is just amazing!! The bronze figures in the statues and exhibits room were such a surprise. I didn't expect this to be as neat as it was....More

Thank Katy C
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Having heard about this venue for years and the different shows they had hosted, we were intrigued. We went in February and had no idea of all the historical stuff they had here. The interactive computer games as well as the game show trivia stuff...More

Thank igglesfan02
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Excellent location to review the history of our constitution and see many excellent exhibits. staff was very helpful and informative. good location for a conference. excellent breakfast served.

Thank bob w
Reviewed 6 May 2016

Statues of men who signed the Declaration, Explanations of how the Supreme Court continues to uphold our constitutional laws, live performances AND an entire section on our presidential campaigns thru history. Plan to spend at least half a day. Amazing.

Thank sharonj145
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Rochelle G
20 December 2017|
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Response from TL808 | Reviewed this property |
The center is closed on Christmas day
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
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