The Constitutional Walking Tour

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The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia takes you on a walking journey through America’s most historic area – the birthplace of our nation. Step back in time to see where The Declaration of Independence and The United States Constitution were created.

Since Philadelphia is best seen by foot, The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia is the best way to explore America’s Birthplace, taking you behind the scenes to the places where other tours cannot venture. Get up close and personal with a High-Definition Historical Experience™ by taking The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia.

The Constitutional Walking Tours of Philadelphia

Address:

PO Box 2066

Philadelphia, PA 19103

P. 215.525.1776

F. 215.546.7297

E. Info@theconstitutional.com

W. The Constitutional Walking Tours of Philadelphia

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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2066

Philadelphia, PA 19103

215.525.1776 215.546.7297 (fax)

TOUR MEETING LOCATION

The Constitutional Walking Tour starts and ends at the National Constitution Center at 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Tours meet at the 3 large stone benches immediately outside the main entrance to the National Constitution Center.

The Constitutional offers various types of tours:

Self Guided Tours

Guided Tours

Group Tours

VIP Tours

Audio Tours

Cell Phone Tours

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Purchase The Constitutional Audio Tour

See more Than 20 Historic Sites in a 75 minute 1.25 mile journey including:

  • Independence Hall
  • The Liberty Bell Center
  • Betsy Ross House
  • National Constitution Center
  • Declaration House
  • Carpenters’ Hall
  • Franklin Court
  • Christ Church Burial Ground
  • The First Bank of the U.S.
  • Congress Hall
  • Old City Hall
  • Christ Church
  • Second Bank of the U.S.

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View the Map of Tour Locations in Philadelphia

  1. National Constitution Center
  2. The President’s House Site
  3. Declaration House
  4. Signers’ Walk
  5. The Liberty Bell
  6. Independence Hall
  7. Congress Hall
  8. Old City Hall
  9. Signer’s Garden
  10. Philosophical Hall
  11. Library Hall
  12. Second Bank of the U.S.
  13. Carpenters’ Hall
  14. New Hall Military Museum
  15. The First Bank of the United States
  16. Franklin Court & B. Free Franklin Post Office
  17. Christ Church
  18. Betsy Ross House
  19. Arch Street Friends Meeting House
  20. Christ Church Burial Ground
  21. National Constitution Center

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School Groups & Camp Groups

The Constitutional Walking Tour provides academic adventures in our outdoor classroom in Historic Philadelphia that spark connections between classroom instruction and experiential out-of-classroom learning.  We pride ourselves on making our nation’s history timely and relevant, and we accomplish this through authentic interpretation, interaction and education.  Below are some of the services we offer for Schools & Educators.

Educational & Fun – U.S. History

As the leading provider of Field Trips to Historic Philadelphia, The Constitutional Walking Tour is fun and appropriate for all ages. The Constitutional’s field trip experience is a cross-curricular, standards-based program developed by teachers for teachers. We can assist you in integrating our tour into your academic curriculum, including American History, Social Studies, Pennsylvania History, Philadelphia History and annual Constitution Day programming (in September and October).

  • Imagine – Step back in time to have your students walk in the Founding Fathers’ footsteps.
  • Explore – Students get up close and personal with a “High-Definition Historical Experience.”
  • Experience – Since Philadelphia is best seen by foot, The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia is the best way to explore Historic Philadelphia, taking you behind the scenes to the places where other tour operators cannot venture.
  • Learn – Have fun and learn simultaneously.

Field Trips of Historic Philadelphia

Field Trips for schools and camps can be arranged for almost anytime – weekday or weekend, day or evening. We can accommodate 1 or 500 walkers. We provide multiple in-house trained tour guides for an entertaining and informative tour, for children and chaperones alike. After you let us know when you want to visit and how many students and chaperones will be in attendance, we will handle everything else.

The Tour

Since Philadelphia is best seen by foot, The Constitutional is the best way to explore America’s Birthplace, taking you behind the scenes to the places where other tours cannot venture. Get up close with a High-Definition Historical Experience™ and see more than 20 historic sites in 75 minutes on a 1.25 mile outdoor walking journey. We can also customize your tour depending upon your needs.

The Tour Guides

Our tour guides are passionate historians and Philadelphians who hail from top academic institutions. They have been trained in The Constitutional’s “Independence Immersion” curriculum focusing on Philadelphia’s history, tourist attractions, and sharing of best practices in terms of customer service, public speaking and storytelling. Our guides bring Philadelphia’s history alive.

The Cost

The following student group rates are available for parties of 25 or more:

  • Students: $11.00
  • Adults: $14.00 (We recommend 1 chaperone for every 10-15 students)

Additional Resources For Your All-American Tour:

To book your school field trip, please contact us:

215.525.1776

info@TheConstitutional.com

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Scout Groups

Scout Days

Enjoy a fun-filled day learning about our country while meeting requirements or working toward badges! Scout Days feature great tours and scavenger hunt experiences just for Scout troops! Explore Independence National Historical Park – America’s Birthplace – and you can earn a commemorative Certificate of Achievement.

Boy Scout & Cub Scout Days

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Girl Scout Days

Sunday March 9, 2014

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Sunday, May 4 ,2014

Boy Scout and Cub Scout Badge Available

Girl Scout Badges Available

Call 215.525.1776 or email info@TheConstitutional.com to book your troop for our Scout Days!

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Philadelphia Constitutional Walking Tours for Family Trips and College Groups

The Constitutional Walking Tour, Independence National Historical Park, Tours of Historic Philadelphia

The Constitutional Walking Tour is perfect for domestic or international visitors alike. In Summer 2005, visitors from all 50 United States and more than 50 foreign countries took The Constitutional.

The Constitutional Guided Walking Tour is also great for team building, special events, and entertaining clients, as well as an ideal orientation event for summer associates, new hires, and relocating firms or employees.

Private and group tours can be arranged for almost anytime – weekday or weekend, day or evening. We can accommodate from 1 up to 300 walkers. We provide multiple in-house trained tour guides for an entertaining and informative tour. We work closely with each client to create the most enjoyable “Constitutional” experience possible.

Our tour guides are passionate historians and Philadelphians who hail from top academic institutions. They have been trained in our “Independence Immersion” curriculum focusing on Philadelphia’s history, tourist attractions, and sharing of best practices in terms of customer service, public speaking and storytelling. Our guides bring Philadelphia’s history alive.

We also offer:

  • Step-on Guides – Our professionally trained tour guides can provide tours on foot and on your motor coach or bus. We specialize in Historic Philadelphia, but we also provide tours of Philadelphia including the Philadelphia Art Museum area, South Street, America’s largest urban park – Fairmount Park, and more.
  • Multilingual Tour Guides – We offer tours in various foreign languages and can also help you find a translator
  • Spouse and Guest Programs – During meetings and conferences, we create spouse and guest itineraries and excursions in and around Philadelphia.
  • “This Date in History”– Create a memorable evening with that special someone as you embark on a private candlelit walking tour of historic Philadelphia and dinner for 2 in Philadelphia’s Old City.
  • Historical Treasure Hunts – We can create great team building experiences as you explore and learn about America’s Birthplace.
  • Destination Management – From providing Liberty Loot’s Authentic Philadelphia Gift Bags (featuring snacks, souvenirs and sightseeing information) to planning seasonal and theme parties to transportation management services and special events, we can serve all your needs with local presence in the market, both before and during your trip.

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  • missylucy321

    OMG I love diving into history! It just so inspiring and captivating.

  • peternotofpan

    Yes, I was here weird I know.

  • Matthew Miles

    This is just an amazing tour. No trip to Philly is complete is you do not take a tour with constitutional walking tours. It is a must do thing in Philly during their open season!

  • george

    went here a few times, i love the history aspect of it tbh

  • roger

    i love this place, great view of philidelphia, really nice tour love it !!! XD

  • kevin

    came here with my family, absolutely loved it.. it was really awesome seeing where the constitution was created…

  • james

    came here with my lil bro, was pretty interesting , the tour guide could have made it more interesting, but other than that the tour was amazing