About the National Constitution Center The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia inspires citizenship as the only place where people across America and around the world can come together to learn about, debate, and celebrate the greatest vision of human freedom in history, the U.S. Constitution.
The National Constitution Center is a private, nonprofit organization, the Center serves as America’s leading platform for constitutional education and debate, fulfilling its Congressional charter “to disseminate information about the U.S. Constitution on a nonpartisan basis.” As the Museum of We the People, the Center brings the Constitution to life for visitors of all ages through interactive programs and exhibits. As America’s Town Hall, the Center brings the leading conservative and liberal thought leaders together to debate the Constitution on all media platforms. As a center for Civic Education, the Center delivers the best educational programs and online resources that inspire, excite, and engage citizens about the U.S. Constitution.
At this sleek, modern Independence Mall venue, visits include the multimedia theatrical production Freedom Rising and continue through interactive displays about U.S. branches of government, civil rights and constitutional amendments. The NCC is wheelchair accessible throughout and lends wheelchairs free of charge from the information desk. Assistive listening devices are available for programs in the F.M. Kirby Auditorium and Sidney Kimmel Theater; iPod Touch captioning devices are available for Freedom Rising and Living News. Opened captioning or printed scripts assist in the interpretation of most videos, soundtracks and displays. Free sign language interpretation is available with two weeks’ notice. Large print scripts are also available for performances. The box office loans out large print versions and a Braille copy of the U.S. Constitution. 525 Arch Street, (215) 409-6600