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.

Member Event- Exhibit Artifact Discussion with National Park Service Archaeologist

October 11, 2018

Join NPS Archaeologist Jed Levin and NCC Exhibition Developer Elena Popchock in this discussion about artifacts on display at the Center.

Living News Fall 2018

October 22, 2018 - December 7, 2018

Returning this fall for a limited engagement! Featuring three engaging actors who play multiple roles, Living News introduces controversial constitutional issues and encourages the students to explore their own points of view.

Boy Scout Day October 27, 2018

October 27, 2018 -

At the National Constitution Center, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will enjoy action-packed day learning about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting badge and adventure requirements!

Member Event- Hamilton Curator Talk

November 1, 2018 -

Join National Constitution Center Exhibit Developer Elena Popchock as she discusses the artifacts and educational content that make up Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation.

Girl Scout Day November 3, 2018

November 3, 2018 -

At the National Constitution Center, Girl Scouts will enjoy action-packed day learning about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting badge and journey requirements!

Member Event- A Beginner's Guide to the Supreme Court

November 7, 2018

Our program demonstrators will help you learn the history and process of the Supreme Court, as established by Article 3 of the Constitution.

Boy Scout Day November 17, 2018

November 17, 2018 -

At the National Constitution Center, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts will enjoy action-packed day learning about American history and the importance of good citizenship—all while meeting badge and adventure requirements!

Museum Closed Thanksgiving Day

November 22, 2018 -

The National Constitution Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Thanksgiving Weekend

November 23, 2018 - November 25, 2018

Over Thanksgiving Weekend, the National Constitution Center will host a variety of family-friendly programs and activities, including arts and crafts, games, and interactive shows.

School Supplies Drive

November 23, 2018 - January 21, 2019

Through Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, January 21, 2019, the National Constitution Center invites visitors to donate NEWLY BOUGHT school supplies such as pens, pencils, crayons, copy paper, and folders for Philadelphia schools.

Member Event- Coffee and Conversation with the Chief Learning Officer

November 29, 2018

Join the National Constitution Center’s Chief Learning Officer Dr. Kerry Sautner, Ed.D. for an in depth conversation about the Center’s education initiatives and  programs.

Bill of Rights Day

December 15, 2018

Visitors can celebrate the anniversary of the Bill of Rights at the National Constitution Center by viewing a copy of the historic Bill of Rights and learning about the first ten amendments during interactive games and shows.

Winter Holiday Hours

December 24, 2018 - January 1, 2019

The National Constitution Center will be operating under adjusted hours from Monday, December 24, 2018 through Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

Museum Closed Christmas Day

December 25, 2018 -

The National Constitution Center will be closed on Christmas Day.

Winter Break Programming

December 26, 2018 - December 31, 2018

‘Tis the season to visit the National Constitution Center. Visitors can enjoy a variety of special family-friendly programs celebrating Constitution signer, Father of American Banking, not to mention the inspiration behind the smash Broadway musical, Alexander Hamilton.

Museum Closing at 3 p.m. New Year's Eve

December 31, 2018

The National Constitution Center will be closing at 3 p.m.on New Year's Eve

Museum Closed New Year's Day

January 1, 2019

The National Constitution Center will be closed on New Year's Day

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