Hey, it's an election year. What better way to learn about the role of the POTUS than with a Presidents Day Weekend Celebration in Philadelphia?
Interactive exhibits and lots of kid-friendly activities will help examine the role of the Constitution to visitors of all ages. You'll also find craft activity tables, a presidential costume contest, and a chance to meet re-enactors depicting Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt.
You'll find it all at the National Constitution Center (525 Arch St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, about three hours from downtown D.C.). Admission runs $8-$14.50 per person this Friday though Sunday, with free admission Monday for Presidents Day.
- Presidential Costume Contest for Kids
- Kids Town Hall: Meet the Presidents
- Hail to the Chief Quiz Game
- Growing Up: President Style Show
- Presidential Leadership Tours
You'll also find plenty of programming for Black History Month at the center, including a giant game board to test your knowledge of history; an Emancipation Proclamation document workshop; an interactive show that looks at the lives of Thurgood Marshall, Bessie Coleman, Jackie Robinson and more; President Obama inauguration artifacts, and plenty more.