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National Constitution Center

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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.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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525 Arch St, Independence Mall, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1595
City Center East
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Reviewed March 16, 2016

The Constitution Center has a comprehensive blend of diaramas, text, interactive presentation of our nation's founding. There is something to interest anyone who cares about our country's development.

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

Everything is here in the Center to see and read about the American Constitution starting at the beginning shown in separate large glass viewing cabinets with many interactive exhibits, through the various amendments. Fascinating history of the American Constitution and Bill of Rights for American...More

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Reviewed March 15, 2016

ITS A MUST SEE for you and all your family. Understand and figure out who we are. Tour the different exhibitions, stand besides the real-size statues of our Forefathers signing the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, listen to a dramatic soliloquy about Us The...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2016

Very classy building which reviews the history of the Constitution through various media. Full sized statues of all the signers are shown along with interactive programs. They have a live show about the constitution numerous times during the day in a very elaborate theater. The...More

Thank B W
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Reviewed March 10, 2016

This is a nice place to visit. The Freedom Rising performance was very informational and moving. We enjoyed the interactive exhibits of We the People and had a little fun visiting the statues in Signers Hall. We got our tickets through Groupon, so we had...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2016

Landed up here by chance on a rather cold and snowing day, since it was too cold to be walking outside. They had a great exhibit going on the presidential elections that was eye opening, and had a wonderful dramatic piece talking about process that...More

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Reviewed February 22, 2016

We thought we'd get through the Constitution Center quickly then make our way to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall. Instead we spent about three hours walking through the museum and enjoying the "Freedom Rising" performance in the 360 degree theater. Our kids really liked...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2016

I love this place but it is a history lesson. Lots to take in via reading. They do have other interactive things to do, but the majority is reading the different displays about the evolution of the Constitution. The theater and auditorium were closed for...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2016

While the exhibits here may disapoint constitutional law scholars looking for deep discussion and analysis, I thought this was a terrific introduction/"refresher course" to the U.S. Constitution, and the exhibits and presentations are accessible to most people. We enjoyed the new exhibit on presidential elections,...More

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Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

The entrance was free. I found that mostly this was better for older children. My six year old was not too crazy about it and neither was I. It was however very educational.

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The center is closed on Christmas day
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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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You can likely get all this in during your 2 1/2 days, but might be pressed depending upon when you visit. weekends in summer can get crowded with lines to certain venues. fortunately, most all of these are pretty close... More
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