This tour is currently SOLD OUT. To be added to the wait list for the addition of a 3rd bus, simply send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with "NAMIC CE-Wednesday" in the title. Please give us your name, daytime phone number, and number of tickets desired. Please note this tour is also offered on Sun. Sept 28.Colonial Philadelphia Experience featuring the National Constitution Center
featuring the National Constitution Center
Wednesday, October 1 1:00PM - 5:00PMThis tour is also offered Sunday, Sept. 28
The Colonial Philadelphia Experience is a fully-guided tour both on coach and on foot through America's Birthplace - the heart of Philadelphia's historic district. See Independence National Historical Park (including an interior visit to the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall and the National Constitution Center) as you should ... with a professional tour guide.
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Starting with Philadelphia's modern day Market Street you'll learn how it got its name from the colonial market stalls that bustled with life in the 1700s as you stroll around Independence National Historical Park. Hear the stories of the people, places and things that made Colonial Philadelphia the seat of government for the young nation. You'll visit neighborhoods where the Founding Fathers' lived and see how contemporary Philadelphians have made them their own. See the same tiny courtyards and by-ways of colonial Philadelphians - best seen on foot!Included in this tour is a visit to the National Constitution Center. Experience the dramatic story of the US Constitution from Revolutionary times through and including its relevance to today. Tour also includes the award-winning live actor theatrical performance of Freedom Rising.
Sites include*: Declaration House, Liberty Bell Center, Independence Hall, Congress Hall, First and Second Bank of the US, Benjamin Franklin's print shop, Betsy Ross House, Franklin's grave, Elfreth's Alley, Christ Church, a seldom-visited Quaker Meetinghouse and others.