Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation

March 23, 2018 - December 31, 2019

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding

May 4, 2017 - December 31, 2019

Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

December 15, 2014 - December 31, 2019
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CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION: THE BATTLE FOR FREEDOM AND EQUALITY

Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

December 15, 2014 - December 31, 2019

View America’s founding documents up close. The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a reproduction of one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights in the George H.W. Bush Gallery.

American Treasures: Documenting the Nation's Founding

May 4, 2017 - December 31, 2019

The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation

March 23, 2018 - December 31, 2019

Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals.

Should Roe Be Overturned?

September 24, 2019

Saturday Teacher Seminar Series: Voting Rights

October 12, 2019 -

Teacher Seminars take place on select Saturdays throughout the 2019-2020 school year. This full-day seminar will focus on voting rights.

FOURTEEN: A Theatrical Performance - FALL 2019

October 14, 2019 - December 6, 2019

Returning for Fall of 2019, visitors can experience FOURTEEN, a moving theatrical performance that sheds new light on the Reconstruction era and the ratification of the 14th Amendment.

Scout Days: Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA October 2019

October 26, 2019 -

On Scout Days, scouts and their leaders can learn about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting merit badge or adventure requirements.

2019 Liberty Medal Ceremony

October 27, 2019 - October 27, 2019

On Sunday, October 27, the National Constitution Center will award its 31st annual Liberty Medal to Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, for his efforts to preserve, protect, and defend liberty by inspiring Americans of all ages to learn about the Constitution through civic education and civil dialogue.

Scout Days: Girl Scouts of the USA November 2019

November 2, 2019 -

Girl Scouts can participate in programs designed to meet requirements for their Citizen Legacy Badge, as well as select Journey requirements.

Veterans Day 2019

November 11, 2019 -

In honor of Veterans Day, the National Constitution Center will recognize the dedication and sacrifices of the brave people who have answered the Constitution’s call to “provide for the common defense.”

Scout Days: Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA November 2019

November 16, 2019

On Scout Days, scouts and their leaders can learn about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting merit badge or adventure requirements.

Thanksgiving Weekend 2019

November 29, 2019 - December 1, 2019

Over Thanksgiving weekend, the National Constitution Center invites visitors to celebrate with a variety of special programs and activities.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday

December 8, 2019

On Sensory-Friendly Sundays, we provide visitors with sensory processing challenges the opportunity to experience the museum in a secure and comfortable environment by providing emotionally safe spaces for families, modified programming for diverse sensory needs, and specialized staff training.

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