National Constitution Center, Philadelphia

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History Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
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Walk among the Founding Fathers, sign a copy of the Constitution, and learn about the importance of this historical document at National Constitution Center. This nonprofit organization is devoted to preserving the legacy of the U.S. Constitution. Multimedia exhibits trace the Constitution from its creation in 1787, through the Amendments, to modern day. There's also a theatrical production about U.S. history. You can take pictures with the 42 life-sized bronze statues in the hall, which is styled like an assembly room. However, photography and video are prohibited elsewhere on site. See National Constitution Center and all Philadelphia has to offer by arranging your trip with our Philadelphia online travel route planner.
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  • We're from Canada and my partner wanted to go to this Centre. I was a little hesitant because I thought it might be a little dull. Wrong on all accounts. We spent three hours here and found the... 
    We're from Canada and my partner wanted to go to this Centre. I was a little hesitant because I thought it might be a little dull. Wrong on all accounts. We spent three hours here and found the...  more »
  • Given all that is happening in the US and across the world, visiting the Center was a needed reminder of the role we all play in securing and protecting democracy. Great exhibits and interactive... 
    Given all that is happening in the US and across the world, visiting the Center was a needed reminder of the role we all play in securing and protecting democracy. Great exhibits and interactive...  more »
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  • Great staff and great gift shop. A great deal of entirely learned guides. Clarify some things! This is a very great historical center! Begin with the theater show at the rear of the base floor. Great spot for youngsters, particularly upper primary school students. Bring representative or student ID, particularly whenever subsidiary with an instructive establishment or the public authority. Road stopping is accessible, if not, there are a lot of paid parts. The stroll to the entryways is an exercise, however by and large the experience once you are inside is fulfilling. The first floor is a slick show of the post-nationwide conflict rebuilding years and another space on the freedoms for ladies to cast a ballot. Generally, one of the most amazing exhibition halls to find out about the nation's set of experiences.
  • Good museum to visit if you want to learn more about the constitution and the different amendments. Must do the narrated show: gives a good historical perspective. Should start the visit with the show, then visit the galleries on the second floor, then the first floor. A lot of very knowledgeable guides. Ask questions! Good place for kids, especially upper elementary school students. Street parking is available, if not, there are plenty of paid lots. A great companion to the Independence Hall and Liberty Bell.

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