Pennsylvania

National Constitution Center

Groups can come here to learn about the U.S. Constitution and see original documents and artifacts from the country's political history. The Center also features the Signers' Hall, where your group can see 42 life-size, bronze statues of the Founding Fathers as they met on the day of the Constitutional Convention! The center offers interactive exhibits like Constituting Liberty: From the Declaration to the Bill of Rights, as well as theme tours. Tour topics include the leadership styles of influential presidents, the Bill of Rights, the story of artifacts, and more. The Center also hosts Scout Days.
 
Contact Info
Address: 252 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Philadelphia County. Tel: 215-409-6600. Email: groupsales@constitutioncenter.org. Website: www.constitutioncenter.org. Hrs: Vary.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Activities, Guided Activities, Performances. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2-3 hours. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Citizenship, Social Studies.

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