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Buried here are signers of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.
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Reviewed yesterday

$3 entry fee, most people go to see the resting place of Ben Franklin which you can see through the fence. Only for die-hards!

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a little pricey for an entry fee just to walk inside. You have to pay extra for a paper map. But it was pleasant and peaceful, nice and shady in the heat. We threw pennnies on Ben's grave.

Thank gidgetcindy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small charge, check the hours, Ben Franklin and daughter are here plus a couple other signers. You can also just look through the iron gate! There is also a great view from inside the US Mint across the street.

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative! Super interesting! Bob is very knowledgeable and funny! A great late afternoon tour!

1  Thank Kimmyndavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to stop in quickly and see Ben Franklin’s grave but it would be worth doing a tour and hearing stories about other people buried here.

2  Thank LovingNewAdventures
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't know if we did the Madmen tour but our guide was excellent. He walked us round the cemetery and we learned a lot about the graves and how the cemetery has evolved. He had a great sense of humour and we learned a...More

1  Thank Gill O
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

It’s $3 entry fee per head. Interesting to stroll through. Benjamin Franklin grave stone is worth seeing.

Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We took the tour! The guide's name was Bob and he was interesting and funny. He taught us about the yellow fever epidemic of 1793, about some of the old medicine techniques for treating 'melancholia' and 'hysteria' and how some of the doctors had initiated...More

1  Thank Peggy C
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We just took the Madmen, Medicine, Death and Disease tour and thoroughly enjoyed it. Learned a lot of interesting things about medicine and disease in the 18th century and our tour guide Bob was entertaining and personable. Great way to spend an hour on a...More

1  Thank 428Steph
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

I attended the program above at the Christ Church Burial ground. The tour guide was great and all the information presented was interesting. I also attended A Revolutionary Christmas at Christ Church in December. I highly recommend any program sponsored by them.

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ChristChurchPhila
April 20, 2017|
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Response from ChristChurchPhila | Property representative |
Christ Church Burial Ground is a nonprofit historic site. Your small admission fee ($2 for adults and $1 for children) goes towards the upkeep of the grounds, the preservation of the gravestones, and keeping a staff of tour... More
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ChristChurchPhila
April 20, 2017|
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Yes. The Burial Ground is open during its normal tourism hours (10:00-4:00) each day (12:00-4:00 on Sunday). Visitors will not have full access to the Franklin gravesite until the preservation is completed, but they can look... More
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