Student Tours Packages
Tour the largest coin factory in the world, the site of the first US Mint. Coins have been continually struck here for over 200 years.
Description: View the actual coining operations from 40 feet above the factory floor. Watch as large coils of copper and nickel are fed through large presses which punch... ...Read More
Tour the site where, from December 19, 1777 to June 19, 1778, the 12,000 soldiers of Continental Army were camped. This was a time of retraining by the Prussian officer Baron Friedrich von Steuben's, and rejuvenation after consistently being defeated by the British.
Description: On 3,500 acres, the park contains historical buildings, recreated encampment structures, memorials, museums, and recreation facilities. Students can see restored historic structures, reconstructed structures such as the... ...Read More
The Franklin Institute is a museum and one of the oldest centers of science education and development in the United States, dating to 1824.
Description: At this educational science museum, many scientists have demonstrated groundbreaking new technology. In September and October of 1884, it hosted the International Electrical Exhibition, the first great... ...Read More
The National Constitution Center brings the U.S. Constitution to life through multimedia exhibitions, live performances, and dynamic educational resources.
Description: Located on Independence Mall, the museum invites further discussions of the US Constitution, edified through interesting historical artifacts. ...Read More
The 1773 Carpenters’ Hall was used as a meeting site by the guild until 1777 when the British would capture Philadelphia. The First Continental Congress of the United Colonies of North America met here from September 5 to October 26, 1774.
Description: A visit to Carpenter’s Hall, on beautifully manicured grounds, offers a chance to delve into the way in which people of certain occupations interacted then and continue... ...Read More