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.

Constitution Day 2019 with Free Admission

September 17, 2019 -

Every year, the National Constitution Center hosts the best Constitution Day celebration in the country. We are the place to turn to to help you commemorate this historic day while meeting your federal education requirements. Join us at the museum for engaging, educational programs or use our fantastic online resources in your classroom.

Should Roe Be Overturned?

September 24, 2019

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.

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.

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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