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NATIONAL CONSTITUTION CENTER LAUNCHES ITS 'WINTER WARM UP' SALE

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 4, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Constitution Center today announced its Winter Warm Up sale, running January 4 through March 31, 2016. For just $10 (usually $14.50) and $5 for children ages 4-12 (usually $8), visitors can experience the Center's main exhibition, take in the live production of Freedom Rising before it closes for renovations, view a rare copy of the Bill of Rights in the Constituting Liberty exhibit and discover how freedom of religion became a fundamental right in Religious Liberty and the Founding of America.

Starting February 12, Winter Warm Up visitors will also be able to add the Center's highly anticipated Headed to the White House exhibit to their visit for an additional $3. The only exhibit of its kind, Headed to the White House is created to engage students, teachers, and visitors of all ages with the election season. Using the U.S. Constitution as its launch pad, this hands-on exhibit takes visitors from the campaign trail to Inauguration Day all in one visit.

Special programming during the Center's Winter Warm Up includes:

January 18, 2016

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day *$5 Admission



February 2016

  • African American History Month

February 12, 2016

  • Headed to the White House opens

February 12 – February 15, 2016

  • Presidents Day Weekend Celebration

February 15, 2016

  • Presidents Day

March 2016

  • Women's History Month

March 23 – March 30, 2016

  • Spring Break

Due to the renovation and upgrade of the Sidney Kimmel Theater, Freedom Rising will not be performed January 19 through February 9, 2016.

About the National Constitution Center

The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia inspires active 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. 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 non-partisan 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. For more information, call 215-409-6700 or visit constitutioncenter.org.

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CONTACT: Jenny Parker McCloskey, 215-409-6616 jparker@constitutioncenter.org Merissa Blum, 215-409-6645 mblum@constitutioncenter.org

Source: National Constitution Center