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Student Trips & Educator Resources

Experience American history through the lens of faith guiding liberty toward justice. Each student will receive an FLDC Lamp to use during the group’s visit to collect learning points and discoveries along the way. They can revisit them online or in the classroom after their experience.

Educational Resources

Make the Most of Your Next Field Trip

Our student trip resources are designed for grades six through twelve, but can be tailored for a collegiate level, too. The Exhibit Resources Guide gives you a quick overview of the galleries and the educational standards addressed in each, along with helpful information to prepare your students for their visit.

A visit through our galleries can help your students with the following standards: American History—grades 6–8; U.S. History I—grades 9–10; U.S. History II—grades 10–12.

Educator Resources & Activities

Download activities and resources for yourself and your students to use before your trip, while you’re here, and as follow-up after your visit.

Hope Gallery

Exhibit Overview for Educators

Pre-Visit Resource

The First Prayer in Congress

Create a Colony

Pre-Visit Activity

Apostle of Freedom

What Would You Bring?

Pre-Visit Activity

Find A Person Who...

On-Site Activity

Guess Who?

On-Site Activity

The New England Primer

Scavenger Hunt

On-Site Activity

Justice Gallery

Discussion Questions

Post-Visit Activity

A Peaceable Kingdom

Play Outline

Post-Visit Activity

Know Before You Go

Helpful Planning Notes

  • • Reservations must be made in advance by contacting Group Sales at We request a minimum of a two-week advance reservation.
    • Final headcount and full payment are due at least one week prior to your group visit.
    • Student groups receive one complimentary Adult admission for every 10 students.
    • Museum content is designed for middle-school age and older. Minimum age requirement for group admission is 10 years old.
    • We suggest allowing 90 minutes for your visit.

  • • Plan to arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled admission time.
    • Groups may unload and load at the nearby Independence Transportation Center on Race Street between 5th & 6th (beside the National Constitution Center).
    • Upon arrival, the group leader should check in at the Admissions Desk.
    • Maintain a ratio of one adult chaperone per every 10 students at all times.
    • Each student and adult will receive an FLDC Lamp and accompanying coded card with instructions on their use from our staff.
    • Depending on the size of your group, we may divide your group into several smaller groups and stagger their entrance into the galleries.
    • The museum is a self-guided experience. There currently are no staff-led tours.

  • • A self-check coat room is available, including free use of secure lockers (limited availability).
    • There is no lunchroom on site and no food or drink is permitted inside the exhibit galleries.
    • The museum store offers souvenirs of the visit, books, and gifts.

  • • Bus loading and unloading is at the nearby Independence Transportation Center on Race Street between 5th & 6th (beside the National Constitution Center.
    • Bus parking is at the Callowhill Bus Center for a $20 daily fee with in and out privileges.

Plan Your Visit

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