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Deal: $5 Admission to the National Constitution Center on Veteran’s Day

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On Wednesday, November 11, 2015 the National Constitution Center will celebrate Veterans Day with discounted admission, $5 courtesy of Macy’s. Admission to the museum is free for veterans and active military personal. Visitors can pay tribute to the men and women who have fought for our country, participate in a flag etiquette workshop, and create a postcard to send to a deserving veteran.

The National Constitution Center’s Veterans Day celebration will begin with a flag raising ceremony on the front lawn of the National Constitution Center, led by the Sons of the American Revolution, a nonprofit that seeks to maintain the values of American institutions and American freedom. Following the ceremony, guests will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of activities.

Veterans Day Programs

Flag Raising Ceremony
9:15 a.m.
Front Lawn
The day begins with a special Flag Raising Ceremony overlooking Independence Mall, led by the Sons of the American Revolution.

Wreath Laying Ceremony
11 a.m.
Grand Hall Overlook
In homage to our nation’s servicemen and women, the Center will hold a moment of silence and a wreath laying ceremony on the Grand Hall Overlook, featuring the Sons of the American Revolution Color Guard. Participants will include veterans on staff at the National Constitution Center.

Veterans Chats
10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m.
F.M. Kirby Auditorium
Veteran Chats will be happening throughout the day featuring veterans from multiple conflicts throughout our nation’s recent history. Veterans will share stories with the visitors and answer questions about their service.

Flag Etiquette Workshop
10:30 a.m., 2 p.m.
Grand Hall Lobby
You might know that the flag should never touch the ground, but did you realize that there are many more rules about the care of our national symbol? Learn everything you need to know at this interactive workshop.

Thank-a-Vet Postcards
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Grand Hall Lobby
Visitors can take a moment to write letters of gratitude to the women and men who have served in the country’s Armed Forces. Postcards can also be accessed online and downloaded by virtual visitors.

Community Partner Tables
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Grand Hall Lobby
Visitors will have the opportunity to visit information tables from veteran’s service organizations including the Veterans Multi Service and Education Center and Thank-A-Vet.

Arts and Craft Tables
9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Grand Hall Lobby
Families can make patriotic crafts, including American flags, star wreaths, and poppy pins.

Admission to the museum is FREE for veterans and active military personal and is only $5 for the general public, courtesy of Macy’s Inc.

For more info please visit constitutioncenter.org

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