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*Promotion available for all weddings booked by July 31, 2021.
The National Constitution Center is a modern museum and wedding venue in the heart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. For couples that love historic elements with a hip twist, this elegant wedding venue is a dream come true. Its airy and luxurious space is complemented by the backdrop of Independence Mall. At the National Constitution Center, expect a venue that is as timeless as your special day.
Facilities and Capacity
The museum wedding venue has indoor and uncovered outdoor facilities.
Located on the main floor of the Center, the Lobby is located just down the Grand Staircase from the Grand Hall Overlook and provides a sleek and modern setting for your ceremony. Alternatively, the Lobby can also be added to the Overlook to accommodate a cocktail reception for weddings of up to 500 guests.
The Grand Hall Overlook is the National Constitution Center’s premier event space, providing a dedicated area for your cocktail reception as well as dinner and dancing for up to 250 guests. With its 60-foot-high ceiling, sweeping windows, and breathtaking views of Historic Philadelphia from the Center’s second floor, guests are sure to be inspired.
Located on the Center’s second floor, adjacent to the Grand Hall Overlook, the Rooftop Terrace provides an unparalleled alfresco setting for your nuptials. The Terrace is also available as a beautiful space for your cocktail reception.
The experienced staff is ready to provide unparalleled service to you on your special day. Their range of offerings include:
The National Constitution Center is exclusively catered by Brûlée Catering, led by Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix. However, couples who prefer kosher cuisine may be able to subcontract an outside vendor through Brûlée Catering. The culinary team can provide:
Before the celebration, a wedding suite for up to 10 people is available. The venue will provide the wedding party with complimentary champagne, water and snacks. Guests can also enjoy on-site parking.
Couples can host their engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception at this venue. The staff can provide:
The National Constitution Center is dedicated to honoring the U.S. Constitution. As an interactive museum, national town hall and civic education headquarters, it opened on July 4, 2003.
The historic wedding venue is steps from Liberty Bell, The African American Museum of Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin Museum, Franklin Square and the United States Mint. It is minutes from the University of Pennsylvania & the Philadelphia International Airport. Trenton, New Jersey is 37 minutes away.
23 Reviews for National Constitution Center
Recommended by 100% of couples
6 User photos
Caitlin O. · Married on 07/11/2020
Could not believe how incredible the venue looked!
We loved absolutely everything about our wedding at the Constitution Center. From booking the event in winter of 2019 through our wedding day in June 2021, Marcy and Ali were incredible to work with. They helped us every step of the way from postponing to rescheduling. On the day itself, the organization of Marcy and her team was impressive and impeccable. The space looked amazing and our guests kept saying how impressed they were with the venue.Sent on 06/23/2021
Maria S. · Married on 10/19/2019
Cooperative, went above and beyond, accommodating, friendly, helpful
I could not be more pleased with how professional, accommodating, and friendly Ali (Constitution Center) and Carol (Brûlée) were through the process of planning my wedding. They certainly made the planning process easy and Ali, Rose, and Carol were definitely my ‘go-to’ girls throughout the process and especially the night of the wedding.
Additionally, we had to make several trips to the venue during the process (making payments, tasting, looking at the space) and they were very quick to respond and to work with us to find times that worked.
We received so many compliments from our guests on the space, excellent service, lighting, and food and I couldn’t have been happier with choosing the Constitution Center for our wedding!Sent on 12/23/2019
Danielle · Married on 10/05/2019
10 out of 10! Highly Recommend!
Extremely professional team made the planning easy and enjoyable. On the day-of, the service was impeccable. All of our guests took note and could not stop talking about how perfect the food and service was. No negatives to report on the Constitution Center - highly recommend to anyone who wants a unique venue in a fantastic location in Philadelphia!Sent on 12/06/2019
National Constitution Center Price Rates
For a limited time only, the National Constitution Center is offering 15% off facility rental fees and a free upgraded chiavari chairs (choice of black or ivory cushions) for the cocktail reception and dinner for all weddings booked by July 31, 2021!
The National Constitution Center is a great venue for a wedding, as well as other events. We are proud that our band, Jellyroll, performed at the opening gala on July 3, 2004, and along with our other BVTLive bands, have been performing often ever since. The staff is amazing, as is the staff of Brulee Catering (exclusive caterer) and the views are like none other!
Working at the National Constitution Center is always a treat. Everyone is so helpful and professional. The venue is beautiful, and the catering is, hands down, some of the best in the city.