Bill of Rights Day Book Festival

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Admission to the museum on Bill of Rights Day is discounted to $5, courtesy of Macy’s, and includes all programming. Click the Buy Tickets button below to purchase museum admission in advance and register for this event.
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Book Festival Lineup:

  • 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.:  How Magna Carta Shaped America with constitutional law and comparative constitutionalism expert A.E. Dick Howard

  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.:  James Madison’s ‘Notes’: Revising the Constitutional Convention with professor of law and distinguished scholar Mary Sarah Bilder

  • 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.:  Break

  • 1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m.:  Dissent and the Supreme Court: Its Role in the Court’s History and the Nation’s Constitutional Dialogue with revered judicial authority Melvin Urofsky

  • 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.:  The Federalist Papers: Relevant Today? with one of America’s most distinguished constitutional scholars, Sanford Levinson

Event & Parking Information

Registration is recommended for all programs. Call 215-409-6700 or CLICK HERE to register and purchase museum admission in advance.

Please note programs are subject to change; call the National Constitution Center or check our website for updated information. National Constitution Center programs begin promptly and latecomers may not be admitted.

Parking will be available for $9 at the National Constitution Center parking garage located at the rear of the building on Race Street between 5th and 6th streets on a first-come, first-served basis. Pick up your discounted parking voucher at registration.


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