Available Now
MetroKids
Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print Edit Module
Jul 18, 2012
06:00 AM
MomSpeak

144 Ways to Enjoy the National Constitution Center for $5

144 Ways to Enjoy the National Constitution Center for $5

Jennifer Auer

There is nothing like a visit to the National Constitution Center to leave you feeling all patriotic inside, thankful for the sacrifice others have made for the freedoms we have today, and to teach you something new about our country. The National Constitution Center is one of our favorite places to visit in Philadelphia. With so many exhibits and activities, it’s always a great value. But this summer’s $5 After 5pm Thursday makes it an INCREDIBLE VALUE.

Look what’s included in your $5 After 5 Thursday admission price.

  • 5 Make & Take Crafts

  • Try on a chief justice robe
  • Vote for the president
  • Take the presidential oath of office
  • Check out different representations of the Liberty Bell

  • 19 exhibits show films the kids can watch with special headphones. No worries because each screen has two headphones each, so there will be no fighting between siblings.
  • Attend the Freedom Rising Show – a must see, so make sure to get the showtimes when you arrive
  • Find the New Jersey, Pennsylvania or Delaware state flag or any of the other state flags

  • 23 larger screens show films from the History Channel and other sources
  • 5 wall-size displays where you can be a part of the conversation by leaving comments on post it notes
  • 42 statues you can pose for a picture with in Signer’s Hall

  • Sign the Constitution. (At computer terminals in Signer’s Hall, you can register and have a certificate emailed to you.)

  • 45 Interactive touch screens let kids and adults learn more about our government and history through games, quizzes, and more
  • Plus all the regular exhibits are included. (The Bruce Springsteen exhibit is an additional $5.)

Don’t you agree? It’s a great value.

Here’s what else you should know about $5 after 5pm on Thursdays

  • The promotion runs until Thursday, Aug. 30.
  • On these Thursdays, the National Constitution Center is open till 8 pm.
  • Admission is free for children 3 and under.
  • You can upgrade your ticket to include admission to the Bruce Springsteen exhibit for an additional $5.
  • In certain areas of the National Constitution Center, photography is not allowed. This is due to the nature of the exhibits and that many are "on loan" to the National Constitution Center. Please be respectful of those restrictions and ask a staff member if you are have questions about where pictures are allowed to be taken.

Jennifer Auer is a South Jersey mom. Check out her blog, Jersey Family Fun.

Add your comment:
Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit Module

About This Blog

Outstanding Delaware Valley mom and dad bloggers share insights about their kids or themselves, family experiences or ways they handled parenting situations. Their items — often reposted from their blogs — reflect everyday experiences that anyone can relate to rather than political viewpoints or belief systems.

MomSpeak Contributors

Trish Adkins, Yoke
Jennifer Auer, Jersey Family Fun
Chris Bernholdt, DadNCharge
Stacy Heenan Biscardi, Wifty & Shifty
Hillary Chybinski, My Scraps
EJ Curran, Four Little Monsters
Darla DeMorrow, The Pregnant Entrepreneur
Rachée Fagg, Say It Rah-Shay
Raya Fagg, And Starring As Herself…MRSRFKJ
Stephanie Glover, A Grande Life
Erin Flynn Jay, Mastering the Mommy Track
Jean Ladden, Jean's Book Reviews
Brie Latini, ( . . . a breezy life)
Toni Langdon, Tickles and Time Outs
Lisa Lightner, A Day in Our Shoes
Jeanine Ludwikowski, Mommy Entourage
Jeanne McCullough, Mom Hearts Pinot
Trina O'Boyle, O’Boy! Organic
Kelly Raudenbush, My Overthinking
Lindsey Schuster, Sisters to Sons
Sandra Telep, West Philly Mama
Marissa Kiepert Truong, Land of Once Upon a Time
Lisa Weinstein, The Mixed Up Brains of Lisa Weinstein
Shivaun Williams, Dar Liomsa (In My Opinion)
Paige Wolf, Spit That Out!

If you are a Philadelphia-area parenting blogger and would like to contribute to MomSpeak, please e-mail editor@metrokids.com.

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More on this topic »Mom Matters

Mommy Blogs

Mommy Blogs

MK's mommy bloggers share why they find the act of online journaling so rewarding.

Edit ModuleShow Tags

More on this topic »Mom's Health

VBAC Facts

VBAC Facts

What pregnant women who don't want another C-section need to know about VBAC births

Edit ModuleShow Tags

MK Memo

MK Memo: Moms Know
August 2015 Preview

August 2015 Preview

The Aug. 2015 issue includes stories about charter schools, cool school supplies, gifted kids, public speaking, local U-pick farms and end-of-summer fun.

Comments

CHOP's New Digs

CHOP's New Digs

Take a photo tour of CHOP's new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care.

Comments

Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Art Splash: Summer at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

What parents can expect at the Philadelphia Museum of Art's Art Splash kids' summer program.

Comments

Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Babies & Zoo Animals: July Preview

Preview of the July 2015 edition of MetroKids, including baby products, VBAC and baby care class info, as well as an introduction to the animals who live at zoos and aquariums.

Comments

The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

The Marvel Experience: What Should Parents Expect?

A parent's guide to The Marvel Experience at Lincoln Financial Field through July 5

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags
{/if}