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Congress Hall

6th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
+1 215-965-2305
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Home of the United States Congress when Philadelphia served as the nation's capital from 1790 to 1800.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
6th & Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106
City Center East
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+1 215-965-2305
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US$79 per adult
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide, Joe, was awesome. Another building filled with our history. Loved it! You can tour it before your timed seeing of Independence Hall.

Thank Janice K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can be better than sitting in this beautiful historic building and hear David McCullough speak about the importance of history?

Thank Lee A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour is awesome, especially since it’s FREE. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, and you get to see both levels where the House and Senate convened. It’s worth the 30 minutes!

Thank alilodd80
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Again, the park personnel are so knowledgeable about the history and architecture. They tell great stories to make your experience come alive. We were very glad to be here!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This building right next to Independence Hall was a very interesting site! We missed out of free tickets to Independence Hall so be opted to go here instead. There is a ranger tour every 20 minutes and the rangers have lots of good information to...More

Thank giftedelaine
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very fascinating place with lots of history. The guide was very knowledgeable and gave us time to look around and ask questions.

Thank Judy S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No tickets are required for this 20 minute tour, which is actually a short lecture while you are seated in Congress Hall, which served as the US place of business for 10 years or so. Be sure to take the time - as much as...More

Thank ANNAMARGARET B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is worth the wait. The Rangers are great at telling the story. The 5 men who crafted the Unanimous Declaration of Independence. The voting of 13 colonies. Brave men.! The bldg has held up well. To imagine what took place there, & the determination...More

Thank scott m
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

There is tour every 20 minutes. The first part of the tours takes place in the room where the congress met. You are sitting in the congressmen’s chairs and a National Park Service ranger gives a very interesting, entertaining, and informative talk for about 10...More

Thank Michelle F
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is a very historic building that the Park Service has reconstructed / restored. The Rangers do a great job explaining the history to different audiences. I definitely recommend.

Thank RalphK328
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Margie S
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Response from Helena L | Reviewed this property |
I would link Liberty Bell and Independance Hall as they are close by. It will depend upon the queue to access the sites but allow 30 mins and 60 mins respectively. The Constitution Centre is fantastic. 90-120 mins Ben... More
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