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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 16/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Immerse yourself in the history of Philadelphia on this guided, Constitution-focused walking tour (available April through November). In just over an hour, you’ll see an impressive 20 sites including the Declaration House, Betsy Ross House, Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, and others. Leave navigation to your guide, who will also tell you about the historical importance of each spot.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USAMeet by the 3 stone benches outside the main entrance
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  • 1
    National Constitution Center
    Stop: 3 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 2
    The President's House
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Declaration House (Graff House)
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 4
    Liberty Bell Center
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 5
    Independence Hall
    Stop: 3 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 6
    Congress Hall
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 7
    Old City Hall
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 8
    The Signer
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 9
    American Philosophical Society Museum
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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  • 10
    Library Hall
    Stop: 2 minutes - Admission excluded
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You'll end at
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USAMeet by the 3 stone benches outside the main entrance
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Highlights
  • Cover all of the important Constitution-related sites in a single walking tour
  • In-depth commentary from your guide lets you learn behind-the-scenes info
  • Operates rain or shine, so no fear of your tour being canceled
  • Philadelphia is best explored on foot; leave the navigation to your guide
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at the National Constitution Center, where this 1.25-mile (2-kilometer) walking tour begins. Begin with an overview of the Independence National Historical Park area and why it’s so important to America’s history. From there, in just over an hour, you’ll visit 20 sites that played a major role in the country’s development, such as Franklin Court, Carpenters’ Hall, the Declaration House, the Betsy Ross House, and, of course, the Liberty Bell. Leave the navigation to your guide, who will provide enlightening commentary about each spot, before returning you to your original departure point. Do note that the tour happens rain or shine, so dress appropriately and bring an umbrella if you’re concerned about the weather.
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Important Information
Departure Point
National Constitution Center, 525 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Duration
1h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 75-minute Constitutional Walking Tour
  • Tour operates in rain or shine
  • A walking journey through America's Most Historic Area - the birthplace of America's nation
  • See where The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution were created
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Entry/Admission - National Constitution Center
  • Entry/Admission - The President's House
  • Entry/Admission - Declaration House (Graff House)
  • Entry/Admission - Liberty Bell Center
  • Entry/Admission - Independence Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Congress Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Old City Hall
  • Entry/Admission - The Signer
  • Entry/Admission - American Philosophical Society Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Library Hall
  • Entry/Admission - Second Bank of the United States
  • Entry/Admission - Carpenters' Hall
  • Entry/Admission - New Hall Military Museum
  • Entry/Admission - First Bank of the United States
  • Entry/Admission - Franklin Court
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church
  • Entry/Admission - Betsy Ross House
  • Entry/Admission - Arch Street Meeting House
  • Entry/Admission - Christ Church Cemetery
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Tours are all weather events and operate rain or shine
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Tour Meeting Location National Constitution Center 525 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19106 (Note: Directly outside main entrance by 3 large stone benches) Check in 15 minutes before the tour.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Zaguits wrote a review 10 Sep
Lafayette6 contributions1 helpful vote
Connor was a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable and very personable. He was also loud enough to be clearly understood through the mask and cover the street noise. Great overview of the rich history that abounds in this city. Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Lana S wrote a review 8 Sep
Oak Island, North Carolina315 contributions72 helpful votes
Definitely happy we chose this tour. Great information and the history of Philadelphia. The walk was easy. Our guide was great!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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amed5496 wrote a review Aug 2020
Longwood, Florida38 contributions4 helpful votes
Truly enjoyed this tour, and I am not even a history fan like my husband is. The tour guide, Michael, was truly knowledgeable, explained everything and added so much more info to the history of Philadelphia. He was very careful and caring when crossing streets, which was a nice
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Elizabeth U wrote a review Aug 2020
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My family and I loved to the tour. Connor was interesting and knowledgeable. He made history come alive for us today.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Carol B wrote a review Jul 2020
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Our guide was knowledgeable and pleasant, and the tour was just the right distance and length of time for two teenaged boys and a 50-something high-energy mom. Plenty of room to ask questions, a good sense of humor, lots of information and great pace.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Bastet15
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Incredible tour
Excellent and well versed guides with interesting historical facts. Good walk and way to see city. Loved the histor
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anthonysimeone
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A fun and informative ghost tour of Philly
Our guide Rebecca was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. She sparked a lot of wonder and eerie feelings, especial
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Theresa M
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So much fun!
We had a great time on the ghost tour! We learned so much about the city and it's history. Highly recommend!
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Atisun45
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Rebecca
Rebecca was great. She’s very professional and she made the tour fun! We went to the 730pm tour and had a great tim
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naples1284
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Spirits of 76 Ghost tour
This tour was entertaining, very informative and not to scare. I highly recommend it for all ages. We even learned
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Jason I
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Fun
Tour was fun, Janelle was a great guide. Even if you aren’t interested in the ghost part of the tour just hearing t
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Villanovawanderer
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Ghostly delight
Lexie was a wonderful guide through the haunted streets of Old Philadelphia - this was a three generation family to
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teddythedog2000
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History, Ghosts & Exercise
We walked over a mile on the tour, but the walking was worth it because we got to see many areas of historic Philad
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elizabethhB2642EV
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Great stories
My husband and I did this tour the first night in Philly. Our guide was so cute and had some great stories to tell
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Elaine D R
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Good
We have a good time, but it was not what I expected. She was very nice and dramatize very well. You have to walk a
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jmartino30
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Great tour!!
Rebecca was awesome!! She didn’t rush through any of the stops and allowed us some extra time to take photos.....sa
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Charlottelevi
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Great time
We had such a great time and Janelle was a delight! She knew her stuff and her delivery was great! She was able to
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MrsBighamNite
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Nice walking tour of the city but our guide didn't have much of a personality.
This was our first sight seeing event in Philadelphia. It was a beautiful night, and a nice way for us to get "the
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annef10723
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Not a great tour
Unfortunately this tour wasn't what I expected. I've taken a lot of ghost tours around thee country and some in Eur
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Kristi H
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Great fun for families
Rebecca did a great job! She was friendly and very informative, yet entertaining. My kids, who love ghost stories,
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  • Duration: 1h 15m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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