National Constitution Center




Located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center is a timelessly elegant venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. Set against the iconic backdrop of Independence Mall, the National Constitution Center provides an airy, elegant, and inspiring location that will have your guests raving for years to come. With its cavernous ceilings and modern, sophisticated architecture, your wedding in the space will radiate grace and beauty. Historic meets hip in the Grand Hall Lobby. With over 12,000 square feet of open space set against the gorgeous Philadelphia skyline, this setting is beautiful for your romantic “I Dos.” With its 60-foot ceiling and sweeping windows, the Grand Hall Overlook offers a breathtaking, bird’s-eye view of Philadelphia’s historic landmarks—making it a spectacular location for receptions. For an outdoor option, the Rooftop Terrace is a stunning choice. Perched above Independence Mall, the spacious terrace provides a majestic view of Philadelphia’s famous historic landmarks. Located just off the museum's Grand Hall Overlook, the Terrace is an ideal setting for both elegant and relaxed outdoor receptions. Overall, all of the space options at the National Constitution Center will create an unforgettable wedding.

Venue Style

Event Center, Museum/Gallery, City/Skyline View, Outdoor, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. All events can start no earlier than 6:30PM. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $5,000 to $6,000 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $1,000 with reception rental. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr. Please inquire with venue regarding discounts for active military members. Menu can be customized by each event, please inquire with the venue.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at National Constitution Center is estimated at between $22,500 and $26,285 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 2:00AM