The National Constitution Center is the Museum of We the People, America's Town Hall, and a civic education headquarters dedicated to non-partisan constitutional education and debate.

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upcoming programs

  • The Classical Liberal Constitution

    Tuesday, September 9, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

    Influential legal thinker Richard A. Epstein of NYU Law School offers his distinctive interpretation of the U.S. Constitution– the classical liberal theory.

  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand: Raise Your Voice, Change the World September 16, 2014

    Join Senator Kirsten Gillibrand for an insider’s view on D.C. politics. Senator Gillibrand will touch on her career including her legislative successes and disappointments, as well as her famous predecessor, as described in her forthcoming book, Off the Sidelines: Raise Your Voice, Change the World. A special book signing opportunity with Senator Gillibrand will follow the program.

latest podcasts

  • Ask Jeff Rosen, Episode 2: Congress and the Constitution

    In our second “Ask Jeff Rosen” podcast, the National Constitution Center CEO Jeffrey Rosen answers reader questions about the 14th Amendment, if Congress is above the law, and if a national day of prayer would be legal.

Town Hall Video

Constitution Daily Blog

  • Looking at two little-known versions of our Constitution

    Looking at two little-known versions of our Constitution

    In 1787, the Founding Fathers proposed a new Constitution that profoundly changed America. But did you know some residents of Pennsylvania and New York were given versions of the Constitution that differed from the one approved in Philadelphia?

Exhibitions

  • Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

    Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello

    This powerful, engaging exhibition uses Thomas Jefferson's plantation Monticello as a focal point for examining the dilemma of slavery in the United States. April 9 – October 19, 2014