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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • 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 yesterday

Very enjoyable and educational layout. The video presentation and the presenter was excellent. I would go back when having more time to wander at leisure.

Thank Gerard B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There are many counties founded on the basis of theory. It’s something the USA shares with the Soviet Union. The early days after winning independence were “now what?” Or perhaps even “another fine mess you got me into Stanley”. Nevertheless they got through it. Massively...More

Thank ronfromglasgow
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned last Saturday to this national museum based on the writing of the US Constitution with the younger of our teenage grandsons who seemed interested in the exhibits and never once asked if we could leave. We all especially enjoyed the room where life-sized...More

Thank LWL3333
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent about 7 hours there and could have been more. Great overview of the constitution from start to present. Great learning experience. The Living News exhibit is very thought provoking and surprising. No spoiler alerts here. Only downside - all areas of Philly being overrun...More

Thank MortarP
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Reviewed 1 week ago

With several choices on how to spend one afternoon in Philie, I chose the National Constitution Center. The street signage isn't good, so get accurate directions. On this Monday afternoon there was no crowd. The Freedom Rising show was a bit schmaltzy. The interactive exhibits...More

Thank sueb123563
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The opening presentation was done very well in the theater but things went downhill after that. Hundreds of children made the main exhibit hall so noisy that you couldn't concentrate on any one thing. The Hamilton exhibit saved the day.

Thank mandp2go
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Constitution Centre for an afternoon and enjoyed it very much. The lady on the front desk was clearly unhappy at her work and made no effort to interact or give any guidance given I was one of their few guests that afternoon....More

Thank 709,913
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hadn't been to the center for quite a while, so went on Sunday. Wanted to see the Hamilton exhibit. It was interesting but smaller than I expected but worthwhile. One thing of interest was the plaque about the incorrect history that is portrayed in...More

Thank A R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go early or go later, when the school groups aren't there. The exhibits are great -- especially the Alexander Hamilton exhibit!

Thank RutherfordB
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our teen really liked the Freedom Rising presentation, and my wife enjoyed the many videos by the History Channel and the chronological order of the museum. The life size statues of the signers were cool. Strangely, though, the Constitution itself is not well addressed. This...More

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HGM19
9 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
31 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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