Themed Museum Packages

Explore a specific constitutional topic during your visit! Our themed packages will engage and entertain your school group using exhibits, artifacts, and innovative, hands-on activities aligned with national and state standards.

Themed museum packages are $14 per student and include general museum admission

Themed Packages

Aligned with national and state standards

The National Constitution Center offers fun, engaging themed museum packages for students of all ages. Provide your students with a unique way to learn about the U.S. Constitution and its history and other important topics.

A member of our education staff will accompany your group and facilitate their experience with original artifacts, interactive exhibits, and multimedia programs.

Packages last approximately 2.5 to 3 hours and include:
•    The museum’s signature attractions: Freedom Rising, Signers’ Hall, and The Story of We the People
•    An interactive, high-energy show
•    An educational workshop or guided experience
•    Civic education programs, activities, and demonstrations

School Group Pricing
Students
: $14
One free chaperone for every 10 students
Additional chaperones: $14
Pricing includes general admission

Programs

African American History (Grades 4-12)

The Breaking Barriers show examines the lives of extraordinary African Americans throughout history. Students participate in a guided storytelling adventure as they learn about the experiences of African Americans in the 1700s, 1800s, and 1900s.

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Being an Active Citizen

Young students are empowered by this interactive program, which highlights ways they can be active citizens at home, in school, in their community, and throughout their lives. They will learn about children throughout history who stood up for freedom and changed the country.

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Bill of Rights (Grades 4-12)

Learn about the Bill of Rights and its creation during a high-energy game show where students answer questions about American freedoms. Students will then examine the amendments that protect our liberties during the Examining the Bill of Rights workshop.

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First Amendment (Grades 4-12)

This package includes a First Amendment workshop examining primary sources, as well as a fast-paced game show exploring freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
 

Growing Up in America (Grades K-12)

Students 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. Students will then explore the museum’s main exhibition with a guide to learn more about kids in America.

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Independence Day (Grades 3-12)

The Fourth of July show takes an in-depth look at this exciting celebration from America’s founding to the present day. Students will learn about influential citizens who used this holiday as a platform for change during the Independence Day workshop.

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Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship (Grades 4-12) 

Students will learn about the rights and responsibilities of American citizenship by taking part in an educational workshop and participating in activities that illuminate our freedoms. The Pass the Citizenship Test show is a way for students to discover whether they are carrying on the constitutional legacy of civic action.

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Separation of Powers (Grades 4-12)

This high-energy show teaches students about the three branches of government and how our Constitution limits government by separating power. Students further explore the balance of powers during the Separation of Powers workshop.

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The Jury System (Grades 4-12)

The Wicked Witch & the Case of Grand Larceny
Three Little Pigs & the Case of Double Homicide

All rise! Throughout this engaging day of activities about America’s judicial system—which includes a guided experience and a show—students act as the judge and the jury, participating in trials as our staff dramatizes landmark cases using popular fairy tales.

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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. This package includes a presidential workshop examining primary sources and the dynamic Destination White House show.

Women's History (Grades 4-12)

The Women of Power show explores the passage of the 19th Amendment and the changing roles of women in society. During a guided experience, students will gain a new perspective on America through the stories of courageous women who helped expand the definition of “We the People.”

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Recommended Grade Levels

 

K – 3 4 – 8 9 – 12
Being an Active Citizen x

 

x
Bill of Rights

 

x x
Breaking Barriers

 

x x
Decoding the Document: The Emancipation Proclamation

 

 

x
Destination White House: Presidential Elections

 

x x
Fourth of July x x x
Free to Be You

 

x x
Growing Up, American Style x x x
History Detectives Workshop: Artifacts from the 1800s and 1900s x x x
History of Weather in Partnership with Fox 29

 

x x
Pass the Citizenship Test

 

x x
Separation of Powers

 

x x
We the Jury

 

x x
Women of Power

 

x x