Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia
The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia takes you on a walking journey through America's most historic area - the birthplace of our nation. The Constitutional offers various types of tours of Independence National Historical Park which is home to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the National Constitution Center, including:
- Guided Tours which last 75 minutes and visit more than 20 of the most popular historic sites
- Private VIP Tours for Discerning Travelers
- School field trips
- Corporate and group tours
- Audio Tour that visitors can purchase and listen to on their iPods
- Free self-guided tours of more than 30 historic sites
According to the Chicago Tribune, “No visit to Philadelphia is complete without taking a Constitutional Guided Walking Tour, a 75-minute, mile and a quarter stroll that puts 15 historic sites, from Independence Hall to the National Constitution Center, and Ben Franklin, in perspective.” The Philadelphia Business Journal has named The Constitutional as a Top 25 Tourist Attraction in Philadelphia in 2004, 2005 and 2006.
Guided tour: Guided tours depart from the National Constitution Center (5th and Arch Streets) and are offered daily from Memorial Day through Labor Day and Weekends in the Spring and Fall. School Field Trips, group tours and private VIP tours are available year-round with advance reservations, and group discounts are available for parties of 25 or more.
Free self-guided tour: In the spirit of giving something back, Leslie and Jonathan Bari developed and offer the free self-guided version of The Constitutional Walking Tour of Philadelphia. The Constitutional’s self-guided tour brochures are available free of charge online.
Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour: The Constitutional also created and manages the Spirits of ’76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia which is 1 Part History, 2 Parts Haunt and visits more than 20 of Historic Philadelphia’s Frights & Sights on a 75 minute ghoulish walking adventure.