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National Constitution Center To Remain Open During Government Shutdown

National Constitution Center To Remain Open During Government Shutdown

Philadelphia, PA (January 20, 2018) – The National Constitution Center will remain open during the federal government shutdown. The museum will operate under its regularly-scheduled hours, Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. All events taking place at the museum will continue as scheduled.

The National Constitution Center, which is located on Independence Mall in Philadelphia, is a private, nonprofit institution and is not reliant on federal funding.

Ticket Information

General Admission: Adults $14.50; Youth (6-18) $11; Students w/ID and Seniors $13. Members, active military personnel, and children ages 5 and under are free.

About the National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia inspires citizenship as the only place where people across America and around the world can come together to learn about, debate, and celebrate the greatest vision of human freedom in history, the U.S. Constitution. A private, nonprofit organization, the Center serves as America’s leading platform for constitutional education and debate, fulfilling its Congressional charter “to disseminate information about the U.S. Constitution on a nonpartisan basis.” As the Museum of We the People, the Center brings the Constitution to life for visitors of all ages through interactive programs and exhibits. As America’s Town Hall, the Center brings the leading conservative and liberal thought leaders together to debate the Constitution on all media platforms. As a center for Civic Education, the Center delivers the best educational programs and online resources that inspire, excite, and engage citizens about the U.S. Constitution. For more information, call 215-409-6700 or visit

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