Traveling History and Civics Program

Experience the National Constitution Center’s innovative, interactive civic education programs at your school with the Traveling History & Civics Program. Using historical artifacts, costumes, and engaging activities, our expert education staff will bring American history, government, and civics to life.

Book a Program

Make a reservation and learn more about the Traveling History & Civics Program by contacting Group Sales at 215.409.6802 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Programs are available daily all year long. Dates fill quickly, so reserve your program today!

Top 5 Reasons to Book

  • Provide a unique way to learn about the Constitution
  • Experience the museum right in your classroom
  • Fulfill curriculum requirements with one simple phone call
  • Choose from a wide variety of historical topics
  • Complement a pre- or post-museum experience

Pricing

Traveling History and Civics Program

Format Cost Details (for all programs)
One program $250

Duration: 45 minutes

Max students: 250

Up to 4 programs per school

30 minutes needed between programs for set up

Additional program
(same topic)
$150
Additional program
(different topic)
$200
Workshop $200

Duration: 1 hour

Max students: 35 in a classroom setting

African American History (Grades 4-12)

Students will examine the lives of extraordinary African Americans throughout history. The show gves students insight into the issues they faced and the rights they secured for all Americans.

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Being an Active Citizen (Grades K-3)

Let your students’ voices be heard in this interactive show which highlights ways they can be active citizens at home, in school, in their community and throughout their lives.
 

Bill of Rights (Grades 4-12)

Learn about the Bill of Rights and its creation during a high-energy game show where students will answer questions about American freedoms.
The Bill of Rights themed package features state-of-the-art technology generously donated by Meridia Audience Response.

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Decoding the Document: The Emancipation Proclamation (Grades 9-12)

The Emancipation Proclamation (Grades 9-12)
Students will take a closer look at the Emancipation Proclamation to learn more about its history, the Civil War, and the background of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments.
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First Amendment (Grades 4-12)

This fast-paced game show explores freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition. Students will learn about Americans who stood up for their First Amendment rights and changed our country in the process.

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Growing Up in America (Grades K-12)

Students will participate in a costume runway show featuring replicas of traditional-style dress from historical periods while learning what home, school, and work were like during those times.

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History Detectives Workshop: Artifacts from the 1800s and 1900s (Grades 4-12)

Learn about what life was like in America during the 1800s and 1900s. Students will use primary source documents and objects to become history detectives.
 

Independence Day (Grades 3-12)

Students will get an in-depth look at this exciting celebration from America’s founding to the present day.

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The Presidency (Grades 4-12)

Students will learn about presidential elections and campaign platforms and watch some of the most famous campaign ads of all time.

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Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship (Grades 4-12)

This show is intended to help students to discover whether they are carrying on the constitutional legacy of civic action. Students will learn about the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship and gain insight into our country and its freedoms.
 

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Separation of Powers (Grades 4-12)

This high-energy show will teach students about the three branches of government and how our Constitution limits government by separating power.

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Women's History (Grades 4-12)

Explore the passage of the 19th Amendment and the changing roles of women in society. Students will learn about the issues that women faced while trying to secure equal rights.

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RECOMMENDED GRADE LEVELS

Resource K-3 4-8 9-12
African American History   x x
Being an Active Citizen x    
Bill of Rights   x x
Decoding the Document: The Emancipation Proclamation     x
First Amendment   x x
Growing Up in America x x x
History Detectives Workshop: Artifacts from the 1800s and 1900s   x x
Independence Day x x x
The Presidency   x x
Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship   x x
Separation of Powers   x x
Women's History   x x

Sponsors

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