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.

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

Members support the National Constitution Center’s education programs for all!


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Member Events and Town Hall Programs- Coming soon!

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

Members-Only Guided Tour
Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality

Sunday, September 22, at 11:30 a.m.

Experience a Members-only guided tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, before the museum opens to the public. A museum educator will guide you through the exhibit featuring key figures central to the era—from Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass to John Bingham and Harriet Tubman—and discuss how the equality promised in the Declaration of Independence was finally inscribed in the Constitution by the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, collectively known as the Reconstruction Amendments.

Members-Only Special Event
The Journey of an Artifact: From Storage to Exhibition

Wednesday, October 16, at 11 a.m.

In conjunction with Archives Month Philly, a celebration of historical archives and archival work, the National Constitution Center is pleased to offer this exclusive look at the artifacts in our feature exhibit, Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation

Join the Constitution Center’s Exhibition Developer Elena Popchock and Registrar Theresa Altieri Taplin, for a tour and discussion about the objects that were brought together for this exhibit. Learn where they come from, why they were selected for exhibition, how we display them safely in the exhibit, and more!

Members-Only Guided Tour
Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation

Wednesday, October 23, at 10 a.m.

Get an in-depth look at the Center’s Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation exhibit before it leaves closes in December with this Members-only guided tour. This exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Examining the personalities and constitutional debates that shaped America— including the scope of the national government, the establishment of a standing army, the creation of a federal banking system, and more— the exhibit provides an intimate look into Alexander Hamilton’s enduring role in the constitutional and political arguments that continue to create sparks to this day.

Members-Only Guided Tour
Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality

Tuesday, October 29, at 5 p.m.

Experience a Members-only guided tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality, before the America's Town Hall program, The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution with Eric Foner.

A museum educator will guide you through the exhibit featuring key figures central to the era—from Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass to John Bingham and Harriet Tubman—and discuss how the equality promised in the Declaration of Independence was finally inscribed in the Constitution by the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, collectively known as the Reconstruction Amendments.

Members-Only Guided Tour
Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation

Sunday, November 10, at 11:30 a.m.

Get an in-depth look at the Center’s Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation exhibit before it leaves closes in December with this Members-only guided tour. This exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Examining the personalities and constitutional debates that shaped America— including the scope of the national government, the establishment of a standing army, the creation of a federal banking system, and more— the exhibit provides an intimate look into Alexander Hamilton’s enduring role in the constitutional and political arguments that continue to create sparks to this day.

Members-Only Guided Tour
Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation

Monday, December 9, at 11 a.m.

Get an in-depth look at the Center’s Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation exhibit before it leaves closes in December with this Members-only guided tour. This exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Examining the personalities and constitutional debates that shaped America— including the scope of the national government, the establishment of a standing army, the creation of a federal banking system, and more— the exhibit provides an intimate look into Alexander Hamilton’s enduring role in the constitutional and political arguments that continue to create sparks to this day.

Members-Only Guided Tour
Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality

Thursday, December 12, at 10:30 a.m.

Experience a Members-only guided tour of Civil War and Reconstruction: The Battle for Freedom and Equality. A museum educator will guide you through the exhibit featuring key figures central to the era—from Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass to John Bingham and Harriet Tubman—and discuss how the equality promised in the Declaration of Independence was finally inscribed in the Constitution by the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments, collectively known as the Reconstruction Amendments.

Members-Only Guided Tour
Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation

Monday, December 16, at 5 p.m.

Get an in-depth look at the Center’s Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes that Shaped a Nation exhibit before it leaves closes in December with this Final Members-only guided tour. This exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Examining the personalities and constitutional debates that shaped America— including the scope of the national government, the establishment of a standing army, the creation of a federal banking system, and more— the exhibit provides an intimate look into Alexander Hamilton’s enduring role in the constitutional and political arguments that continue to create sparks to this day.

Questions about 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.  

Join us for more America's Town Hall programs this fall! Visit the Upcoming Programs page for newly added discussions and debates.

 

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

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