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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
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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Step inside this beautiful cream painted Georgian style church in centre city. There is a guide there who will answer questions you may have.

Thank Katherine102
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I enjoyed touring the inside of Christ Church. Though visiting the church is free, a donation of $5 is suggested for touring the church. Also, a gift shop offers some books, souvenirs, etc., for sale. The person working at the gift shop said talks/tours are...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I walked through here with a private tour guide and we spent about 15 minutes talking with the historian who is bursting with information. A very low key guy but a great communicator and obviously very knowledgeable and passionate about the church. They are in...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Christ Church is the church where George Washington, Ben Franklin and Betsy Ross worshiped. It is free to visit and tours are given approximately after half hour. Neil gave an excellent tour. There is a nice, little gift shop inside the church and a very...More

Thank M Q
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This Church is near the Independence Historical Park, and provides a place for quiet reflection. The building was obviously enlarged, and provides a sense of the "New England" architectural style. The pews are labelled with historic names. The organ is currently undergoing a renovation. Talk...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely old Episcopal church still in service. Fun to see the pews of some of America's Founding Fathers. Interestingly, the docent's response to 80% of the questions we asked was, "I don't really know. I don't attend services here." Fortunately, the man in the gift...More

Thank EKingTucson
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Yes George Washington attended service here. Ben Franklin was a member and had his own pew. Important church members are buried in the floor. How much history do you need? A visit to the Phila historic area is not complete without a stop here. In...More

Thank TwoT0Travel
Reviewed 20 June 2016

After picking up our Independence Hall tickets (and have a four-hour wait), we decided to walk around the few blocks around Independence Hall. We went into Christ Church and got to see where the different "founding fathers" sat with their families. It was a very...More

Thank bphpsu
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

We didn't know it was there in Philly; we walked past it then turned around and went in. We didn't expect it to be so pretty! The history was amazing , the stories the man told was amazing ! I wish we had more time...More

Thank djcatrett2
Reviewed 18 June 2016

This is a beautiful church- very simple- but classic. There was also a storyteller bench outside with a lady who told an excellent story!!! There were two guides in the church who were pleasant to converse with about the history of the church. There is...More

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TravelinJoex2
What is the exact address to Christ Church (for our GPS)? Can we see the church and cemetary without joining a tour? If so, what would be the cost?
17 March 2016|
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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
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