The Hamilton Experience

The National Constitution Center celebrates Alexander Hamilton: Revolutionary War hero, Constitutional signer, father of modern finance, and inspiration behind a smash Broadway musical! Visitors can learn about this Founding Father with the ultimate Hamilton museum experience!

  • Discover the Center’s compelling new EXHIBIT which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created in-house, Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation explores Hamilton’s fraught relationships with James Madison, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Aaron Burr.
  • View our iconic exhibits through a new lens as we share our favorite tales of Alexander Hamilton at STORY SPOTS throughout Signers’ Hall and The Story of We the People.
  • Stop by the lobby for a riveting, interactive SHOW about Hamilton’s early life. 
  • Put your knowledge to the test at our Hamilton TRIVIA

There will be a printed MUSEUM EXPERIENCE GUIDE to accompany the Hamilton museum experience, available to all visitors.

Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation
Exhibit Gallery Talks

Located in the Annenberg Gallery, 1st Floor; available daily during regular museum hours.

National Constitution Center education staff will introduce visitors to key concepts presented throughout Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation. The goals of the gallery talk are to:

  • Encourage visitors to consider the historic moments that led to the rise and fall of Alexander Hamilton.
  • Highlight Hamilton’s enduring role in the constitutional and political arguments that continue to create sparks to this day.

Lobby Show: Hamilton’s Early Life

Located in the Grand Hall Lobby, 1st Floor
Available daily. Times will vary; please check the Visitor Guide for current show times.   

This interactive lobby show introduces visitors to the story of Hamilton’s early life! Learn about his experience growing up in the Caribbean and his journey to the United States, his struggle to obtain an education, and his time as a Revolutionary soldier at the right hand of George Washington.

Hamilton Story SPOTS

View our iconic exhibits through a new lens as we share our favorite tales of Alexander Hamilton at STORY SPOTS throughout Signers’ Hall and The Story of We the People.

Washington Statue, Signers’ Hall
Located in Signers’ Hall, 2nd Floor; available daily during regular museum hours.
Alexander Hamilton and George Washington had an incredible bond. Visitors can learn about their friendship, their time in the Revolutionary War, and how Washington’s support helped Hamilton rise to prominence.

Hamilton Statue, Signers’ Hall
Located in Signers’ Hall, 2nd Floor; available daily during regular museum hours.
Visitors can “meet” Alexander Hamilton in Signers’ Hall, featuring life-size bronze statues of the Founding Fathers, and learn more about his role in the Constitutional Convention.

Voting Booths, DeVos Hall
Located in The Story of We the People exhibit, 2nd Floor; available daily during regular museum hours.
Learn about the personal animosities and political developments that contributed to our first party system between Federalists and Democratic-Republicans.

Balance of Powers, DeVos Hall
Located in The Story of We the People exhibit, 2nd Floor; available daily during regular museum hours.
The Constitution created a separation of powers in the federal government to restrict the government from growing too powerful. Visitors can learn about Hamilton and Madison’s effort to ratify the Constitution through the Federalist Papers, which they wrote with John Jay, and the disagreements that ultimately led them into opposing factions in our first party system.

Hamilton Trivia

Located inside The Story of We the People exhibit, 2nd Floor
Available daily. Times will vary; please check the Visitor Guide for current show times.
   

So, you’ve memorized the musical’s soundtrack and have read the latest books cover to cover, and now you think you’re an expert on Alexander Hamilton? Put your knowledge to the test at our ultimate Alexander Hamilton trivia game. Topics include everything from biographical information and fun facts on Hamilton’s friends and foes to 21st century-pop culture, which will test your knowledge of the hit Broadway musical! Beginner to expert levels available.

Student Program

Student Program

Kids Town Hall with the Friends and Foes of Alexander Hamilton
Final Date: Thursday, June 7, 11:30 a.m.
$14.50 per person (Includes Museum Admission)
Advanced Reservations Required.  
Avalible Exclusively to Student Groups. 

Contact the Group Sales Team for Reservations
215-409-6800

Museum Tours

Museum Tours


Hamilton Museum Tours

Scheduled Upon Request, Pending Availability
$14 per person (Includes Museum Admission)
Advanced Reservations Required.  
Avalible Exclusively to Adult Groups.

Contact the Group Sales Team for Reservations
215-409-6800

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