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Discover Philadelphia wheelchair accessible attractions, things to do, city guides, tours and activities for disabled travelers including the National Constitution Center. Read our informative accessibility reviews and ratings of popular Philadelphia attractions and destinations to learn which attractions are wheelchair accessible and wheelchair friendly, as well as which locations Jim recommends should be avoided by travelers in wheelchairs.

The National Constitution Center is a nonprofit, nonpartisan institution devoted to the United States Constitution. On Independence Mall in Philadelphia, the center is an interactive museum and a national town hall for constitutional dialogue, hosting government leaders, journalists, scholars, and celebrities for public discussions (including presidential debates). The center houses the Annenberg Center for Education and Outreach, which offers civic learning resources onsite and online. It does not house the original Constitution, which is stored at the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C.

Accessibility Information

  1. City Attraction Wheelchair Accessible:           Yes
  2. Fully Accessible Entry:                                        Yes
  3. Accessible Restrooms Onsite:                            Yes
  4. Restrictive Steps:                                                  No Restrictive Steps

Jim’s Accessibility Comments:

This is a great institution for those interested in history and the Constitution and it’s very wheelchair accessible. It covers 2 floors and both are accessible.

All entrances and public spaces are accessible to wheelchair users. There are no restrictive steps.

Nice commercial elevators are located throughout the building.

There are designated parking spaces available in the National Constitution Center parking garage for visitors with disabilities. The garage entrance is located on Race Street between 5th and 6th Streets.

There are wheelchair accessible restrooms.