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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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525 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595
City Centre East
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+1 215-409-6600
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really liked founder's hall. George was Tall! The presentation in the theater on 1st floor was really enjoyable. And the voting booth presentation on the 2nd floor was really interesting. Biggest complaint is that this place is COLD! It was July, and I wish I'd...More

Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Would strongly recommend that you get tickets online ahead of your planned visit time. The Center's museum is very well done in covering our Nation's move through history. The beginning of the self tour starts with a Freedom Rings presentation done in a very unique...More

Thank Tammy H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was disappointed. Nice building, just not much there. The live program in the theater is the highlight. Statues of founding fathers are nice. But I didn't feel it was worth the admission price. I would highly suggest you skip this one and do the...More

Thank Janice K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

$14 per adult, $10 for our boy. A pretty good visit, and we stayed for about 2 1/2 hours on a Wednesday (and wasn't crowded). Loved the live show in the theater, and the signers exhibit featuring life-size statues of all signers of the US...More

Thank Brian B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Freedom Rising presentation provides a rousing start to visit this surprising museum. Surprising because of the creative number of exhibits they came up with around the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and American history. There are lots of short movies and interactive displays, and some...More

Thank darwinmoore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just a couple blocks from the Liberty Bell....and worth a couple hours of your time. The film/show is a must! The signing room full of statues was amazing as well. This is a well laid out museum, but you need some time to read...More

Thank ijr103
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this museum. It was very well exhibited and it is interactive, which makes it suitable for everyone. They have a movie in the beginning and then you can start the tour on the second floor. You can get to know interesting...More

Thank Liisa738
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the NCC while waiting for our Independence Hall tour. I have a strong interest in constitutional history, so I was looking forward to it, especially given all the glowing reviews. It was, however, only OK. I didn’t learn much. Most of the exhibits...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought this was part of the free show during the week of July the 4th, but found out from a super usher that it was not. We saw the show on the "we the people" and it was a little cheesy,,,,even more than the...More

Thank gussterling
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss seeing all the historical documents and hearing about all the history! Very clean and well maintained too.

Thank LWRFL
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HGM19
8 June 2018|
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Response from cherylpd1 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly don't know for sure but I did see many class trips while we were there on another day and lots of the kids had backpacks. I would give them a call!!
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Rochelle G
21 December 2017|
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Response from TL808 | Reviewed this property |
The center is closed on Christmas day
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Hayley1607
30 July 2017|
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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
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