Visitor Guide

Please note, some galleries and experiences are not available during this initial phase of reopening. Please visit our Safely Reopening page for more information.

THE EXPERIENCE

The National Constitution Center is the first and only museum dedicated to the U.S. Constitution. Through interactive exhibits, rare artifacts, and live theater, we bring the Constitution to life for visitors of all ages.

FREEDOM RISING

Experience the performance that Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor called “the best 17-minute civics lesson in the country.” Narrated by a live actor, this multimedia theater-in-the-round performance sets the stage for the National Constitution Center visitor experience.

THE STORY OF WE THE PEOPLE

Explore over 100 multimedia elements and discover for yourself why the U.S. Constitution is as important today as it was over 200 years ago.  

SIGNERS’ HALL

Walk among 42 life-sized bronze statues of the Founding Fathers. One of the museum’s most iconic attractions.

MUSEUM HOURS

The museum welcomes visitors seven days a week (except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day), Monday - Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.

PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO CAMERAS

Photography and video is permitted and encouraged in Signers’ Hall. Photography and video is prohibited in theater spaces and DeVos Hall. Non-flash photography is permitted in all other exhibit spaces except where indicated

WHERE TO EAT?

Enjoy a variety of food and beverage options from Delegates’ Cafe during lunch hours and an onsite Starbucks during museum hours and beyond.

WHERE TO SHOP?

The official gift shop of the National Constitution Center, the Museum Store is open during regular museum hours and offers an extensive range of souvenirs, books, games, and educational materials.

HOW DO I BECOME A MEMBER?

Join online or visit the membership desk located in the main lobby to learn about membership to the National Constitution Center. Members enjoy many great benefits including increased access to exhibits, programs, and special events.

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