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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 20 August 2015

to visit were our founding father went to church. as our nation was founded in 1776. its something everyone should visited

Thank Anthony T
Reviewed 19 August 2015

pretty poor information. Historical building but nothing terribly special. The old pews are quite quaint

Thank cricketfanBB
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Not really much to see or I was just so tired by the time I got there I wasn't interested. The lady at the entrance was knowledgeable and eager to share information about the church.

Thank Wolfepack65
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Historical church that played a role in the founding of our country. Sit in the same pew that George Washington, Ben Franklin or Betsy Ross did. This is not a time consuming tour and it is a suggested donation. The guide can really set the...More

Thank Doughnuts61
Reviewed 17 August 2015

What a great place to experience history! The tour guide greeted us immediately and was very engaging. She shared very condensed by thorough information.

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Apart from the historical aspects (the US founding fathers using this church) this is an interesting building and a good example of American adaptation of English church design, with a recognizable layout but simpler ornamentation. We had an enlightening conversation with a very knowledgeable docent/church...More

Thank ItinerantGuy
Reviewed 16 August 2015

It was a nice part of the experience of being in the footsteps of our founding fathers. The docents present were knowledgable and willing to answer questions and point out the interesting aspects of the still active church.

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Christ Church was house of worship for some of the most famous colonists, including Ben Franklin and Betsy Ross. Pews are marked where they and other prominent Philadelphians regularly sat. Still a working church with a modern congregation, it honors its history well. There are...More

Thank Kris10cc
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We loved visiting here and seeing the history and preservation of this place where our forefathers worshiped.

Thank rita f f
Reviewed 13 August 2015

As an episcopalian, I wanted to visit Christ Church. My friend and I wandered inside at almost closing time, not realizing how close we were to the end of their day. There was a wonderful young man providing information about the church. He asked us...More

Thank Elaine P
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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