National Constitution Center, Philadelphia

4.3
Walk among the Founding Fathers, sign a copy of the Constitution, and learn about the importance of this historical document at National Constitution Center.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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  • Though I have been in Philly many times, I never stopped by. This is worth it, especially if you are near Independence Hall. Very educational.  more »
  • I have been to the Constitution Center a few times. My only problem going back so soon is that nothing is different. However, for a first time visit, this place is very educational and interesting.....  more »
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  • This place is worth every dollar. There is a fantastic actor monologue in the theatre. A video of Ben Stein answering constitutional amendment questions. The state's in order of inclusion in the union. See soldiers tents, learn about Henry box Brown. You will easily spend 2 hours here.
  • The Constitution Center is located in Old City near Independence Hall. It is extremely well done and work the trip. It starts with a combination live actor/multimedia presentation. When that is finished you exit into the museum itself where to learn not just the history of Constitution but hope it continues to be interpreted to this day. There is also an excellent exhibit on Civil War Reconstruction on the first floor.

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