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National Constitution Center

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Address: 525 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595
Phone Number: 215-409-6600
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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The National Constitution Center is the first and only nonprofit,...

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 a national town hall.

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Very impressive and large

We arrived here around 3:30 one afternoon, and did not have enough time to visit all the exhibits that day. Fortunately, the tickets allow access for two days, unfortunately we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived here around 3:30 one afternoon, and did not have enough time to visit all the exhibits that day. Fortunately, the tickets allow access for two days, unfortunately we could not make it back the second day. We visited the hall with the life size statues of the signers of the Constitution, the dramatic presentation on the history of... More 

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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So glad we spent our last day visiting here. All the people were so informative and helpful about the various attractions. One room had bronze statues of all the men who were present for the signing of the Constitution. It was so well done. The beginning show was so well done. An actor walked you thru history. It even kept... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a last minute stop but a worthwhile one. This multimedia focuses on the American constitution and all of its amendments and challenges. I consider myself a history buff but I picked up a few tidbits. It's a great family exhibit.

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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I took a bunch of Conestoga HS students there. They absolutely enjoyed it, as most of them were Honors and AP History students. A lot to take in, interactive exhibits, original documents...Go for it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I really enjoyed the lecture about the revolutionary war.The man who gave the lecture was very knowledgible and professional. He would have been a great teacher of US history.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved my visit to the National Constitution Center, there wasnt many levels but the space was well used. The show that was performed was very amazing and intriguing. you enter the theatre on the first floor and when u exit u are on the second floor with all the interactive exhibits. They even have an outdoors patio/balcony where you... More 

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Incline Village, NV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone wants to see Rocky but every American should visit here.The exhibits sure so well done and a true history of the Constitution and Bill of Rights. The room with the signing fathers all life size and done in bronze shows all of them in groups posed for discussion. But the best of all and not to be missed is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth paying for. A series of video covering historic developments in the formation of the Union. To top it all, the play in kimmel theatre is really inspirational

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see and do. Lifesize brass statues of all of those who took part in this historic event that formed the USA

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Stamford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful presentation of our Constitution showing how and why it has evolved over the years. A lot of information, well presented. Worth the time spent there.

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