Members’ Corner

As a valued  Member of the National Constitution Center, you enjoy exclusive benefits while directly supporting the Constitution Center’s exhibits and programs. 

Join by phone at 215-409-6767

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Members receive free and discounted admission to Town Hall programs. 

Constitution Framer memberships or higher enjoy reciprocal benefits at museums across the country. Click here to view a full list of reciprocal museums.

Click here to join or renew your membership.

Questions? Contact Membership Coordinator, Emily Polhamus at [email protected] or 215-409-6785.

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Member Events and Town Hall Programs

Please note:

All Town Hall programs are free for members of the 1787 Society.

Members receive complimentary tickets for daytime Town Hall programs and significant savings on evening programs.

To register for Members Only events, you will need to create a username and password for our website. If you have not done this yet, select "Click here to register." when prompted to sign-in, to set up your account. If you need assistance, please contact us at [email protected] or 215-409-6767.

Members Events and Programs

Constitution 101
Saturday, September 15, 11 a.m.
Free for members and their guests. Pre-registration is required.

Perfect for families and those who just want to get a primer on our nation’s founding document, this fun and informative program will give you the all the basics, as well as some entertaining facts about the Constitution. Topics will range from why the founders decided we needed a constitution, to the Electoral College, and interpreting the document. This all-ages interactive program taught by our Program Demonstrators is the perfect companion to a day at the National Constitution Center!

Exhibit Artifact Discussion with National Park Service Archaeologist Jed Levin
Thursday, October 11, 3 p.m.
Free for members and their guests. Pre-registration is required.

During the excavation of the site that would become the National Constitution Center, Archeologists discovered a rich record of the people who lived and worked on the block especially during the Colonial and early Federal periods. Join National Park Service Archaeologist Jed Levin and National Constitution Center Exhibition Developer Elena Popchock for an in-depth discussion of the artifacts found here, and the exhibit developed for their display.

Hamilton Curator Talk
Thursday, November 1, 5 p.m.
Free for members and their guests. Pre-registration is required.

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. This exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Rare documents and artifacts delve into these competing arguments and reveal the fragility of the new nation.

A Beginner's Guide to the Supreme Court
Wednesday, November 7, 10:30 a.m.
Free for members, but pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

Get to know the Judicial Branch! Join us for an enlightening session about the highest court in the nation. Our Program Demonstrators will help you learn the history and process of the Supreme Court, as established by Article 3 of the Constitution.

The America’s Town Hall, John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court immediately follows this program. Separate registration is required.


Coffee and Conversation with the Chief Learning Officer
Thursday, November 29, 10 a.m.
Free for members, but pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

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.  Learn about our innovative training programs for teachers and police, our upcoming exhibit about the Civil War and the 14th Amendment, and the Interactive Constitution: Classroom Edition!

Questions about these member events? Contact Membership Coordinator, Emily Polhamus at 215-409-6785.

America's Town Hall Programs

Members: to purchase tickets online, sign-in or create an account if you don't already have one. Enter the email address associated with your membership, and your password to be recognized in our online system as a Member.  You can also purchase tickets by phone at 215-409-6785.  

Why State Constitutions Matter
Monday, September 17 • 3:30 P.M.

The Coddling of the American Mind
Thursday, September 20 • 6:30 PM 

A Conversation with Former Mexican President Felipe Calderón
Friday, September 21 • 12 P.M.
Free, advanced registration is required.  

Doris Kearns Goodwin: Leadership in Turbulent Times
Monday, September 24 • 6:30 p.m.
More tickets added!
Free for 1787 Society Members, $35 for Members

Michael Beschloss: Presidents of War
Wednesday, October 17 • 6:30 p.m.
More tickets added!
Free for 1787 Society, $25 for Members

Faith and the Founding: The Bible and the Constitution 
Thursday, October 18 • 6-7:30 p.m.

How to Save a Constitutional Democracy 
Monday, October 29 • 12 p.m.

Ken Starr: A Memoir of the Clinton Investigation 
Monday, November 5 • 6:30 p.m.

John Marshall: The Man Who Made the Supreme Court 
Wednesday, November 7 • 12 p.m.

Hamilton: The Man, the Musical, and the Law 
Thursday, November 15 • 6:30 p.m.

Should We Amend the Constitution to Authorize Political Spending Limits?
Monday, November 19 • 6:30 p.m. 

The Suffrage Movement: Revisitng the Final Campaign
Wednesday, December 5 • 12 p.m.

Questions? Concerns? Contact Membership Coordinator, Emily Polhamus at 215-409-6785 or [email protected].

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