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, 2018

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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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, 2018

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.

The Power of Impeachment: Its History and Future

June 19, 2018 -

Join author Joshua Matz for a deep dive into the history and future of presidential impeachment.

Ben Rhodes: A Memoir of the Obama White House

June 21, 2018 -

As former deputy national security advisor and one of President Barack Obama’s closest aides, Ben Rhodes provides a behind-the-scenes account of some of the most consequential and controversial moments of the Obama presidency as described in his new book The World as It Is.

2018 All American Celebration

June 28, 2018 - July 4, 2018

There’s no better place to celebrate freedom than Historic Philadelphia, the birthplace of America’s democracy. Visit the Center on Independence Day for a re-created Revolutionary War encampment, crafts, and patriotic festivities, and explore our online educational resources for all ages.

Wawa Hoagie Day

June 28, 2018 -

Celebrate the 26th annual Wawa Hoagie Day with free Wawa hoagies, free admission to the National Constitution Center, plus lots of great programs and activities.

Finding the Founders Scholarly Talks and Walking Tours

July 2, 2018

Visit the National Constitution Center and neighboring sites throughout Historic Philadelphia to join fascinating conversations with scholars.

Revolutionary War Encampment

July 2, 2018 - July 4, 2018

The National Constitution Center is pleased to once again partner with the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment to present our 8th Annual Revolutionary War Encampment.

2018 Annual Supreme Court Review

July 10, 2018 -

Erwin Chemerinsky, Frederick Lawrence, and Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick examine the Supreme Court’s 2017-18 term.

Constitution Day

September 17, 2018 -

In September of 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the most influential document in American history: the United States Constitution. Every year, the National Constitution Center commemorates that historic day by hosting the best Constitution Day Celebration in the country!

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