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
Featured Event
 Feature Exhibit 

Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights

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.

2019 Winter Warm Up Sale

January 2, 2019 - March 31, 2019

The National Constitution Center’s Winter Warm Up sale will run January 2 through March 31, 2019. For just $10 for adults (usually $14.50) and $7.50 for youth ages 6-18 (usually $11), visitors can experience the Center’s interactive main exhibit, the signature multimedia, theatrical performance of Freedom Rising presented in the Sidney Kimmel Theater, and the iconic Signers’ Hall. Use promo code WARMUP at checkout.

African American History Month 2019

February 1, 2019 - February 28, 2019

Throughout February, the National Constitution Center will host a variety of programs in honor of African American History Month.

February Classroom Exchanges

February 12, 2019 -

Teachers can register their classes to discuss a big constitutional question with a classroom elsewhere in the United States.

Exhibit Sneak Peek: Civil War and Reconstruction Exhibit

February 13, 2019 - February 13, 2019

A presentation from the National Constitution Center's Manager of Exhibition Development about our upcoming exhibit!

Presidents Day Weekend

February 16, 2019 - February 18, 2019

Visitors can celebrate Presidents Day Weekend at the National Constitution Center with a variety of special family-friendly programs and activities including arts and crafts, games, and interactive shows. Visitors will learn about the role of the president and what it takes to be commander in chief.

Presidents Day with FREE Admission

February 18, 2019 -

On Presidents Day Monday, families can also participate in our Presidential Costume Contest and join us for a Kids Town Hall, and get to meet some very special guests: Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Roosevelt! Admission is FREE on Presidents Day, February 18, courtesy of TD Bank.

Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation Gallery Talk

February 22, 2019 - February 22, 2019

A members-only special tour of our feature exhibit!

Teacher Seminar Series: Separation of Powers

February 23, 2019 -

This full-day programs include exhibit tours, modeled classroom activities, and training in civil dialogue techniques—totaling four reportable hours of professional development.

Women’s History Month 2019

March 1, 2019 - March 31, 2019

Throughout March, the National Constitution Center will host a variety of special programs in honor of Women’s History Month.

Scout Day: Girl Scouts of the USA

March 9, 2019

Girl Scouts will participate in programs designed to meet requirements for their Citizen Legacy Badge.  Girls of all ages will also have the opportunity to explore Women’s History.

National History Day: Citywide Competition 2019

March 13, 2019 - March 14, 2019

The National Constitution Center will host this year’s citywide National History Day competition for Philadelphia.

New Member Open House and Tour of Signers' Hall

March 16, 2019 - March 16, 2019

An informative and fun event for new and renewing members!

March Classroom Exchanges

March 20, 2019 -

Teachers can register their classes to discuss a big constitutional question with a classroom elsewhere in the United States.

Scout Day: Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA

March 23, 2019

At the National Constitution Center, scouts can enjoy an action-packed day learning about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting merit badge or adventure requirements.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday

March 24, 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.

April Classroom Exchanges

April 11, 2019 -

Teachers can register their classes to discuss a big constitutional question with a classroom elsewhere in the United States.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday

June 23, 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.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday

August 25, 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.

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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