- Monday-Friday, 9:30am-5pm
- Saturday, 9:30am-5:00pm
- Sunday, Noon-5pm
- Extended Museum Hours on July 1 – 3, 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
- Extended Museum Hours on November 24, 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- Special Museum Hours on December 24 and 31, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Museum closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.
The National Constitution Center is the first and only nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the most powerful vision of freedom ever expressed: the U.S. Constitution. Located on Independence Mall in Historic Philadelphia, the birthplace of American freedom, the Center illuminates constitutional ideals and inspires active citizenship through a state-of-the-art museum experience, including hundreds of interactive exhibits, films and rare artifacts; must-see feature exhibitions; the internationally acclaimed, 360-degree theatrical production Freedom Rising; and the iconic Signers’ Hall, where visitors can sign the Constitution alongside 42 life-size, bronze statues of the Founding Fathers.
Please note that teens under 15 must be accompanied by an adult when visiting the Constitution Center.
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525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (on Independence Mall)
SEPTA: The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority offers a vast option of transit services, including buses, trolleys, trackless trolleys, subways, and regional rail. To get to the National Constitution Center, use the Market-Frankford Line subway and get off at 5th Street Station, or use the Route 38, Route 44, or Route 48 buses. For more information, call 215.580.7800 or visit septa.org.
PATCO: The Port Authority Transit Corporation offers a high-speed train line between Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia. To get to the National Constitution Center, use the PATCO Speedline and get off at 8th Street Station. For more information, call 856.772.6900 or visit ridepatco.org.
The Constitution Center has both a gift shop and a café, which serves both hot and cold food, as well as an array of snacks and soft drinks.
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Fine print: Photography is allowed in certain areas, including the main lobby and Signers’ Hall. Photography is not allowed in Freedom Rising or in the Main Exhibition, The Story of We the People.