by Dulles Moms | January 3, 2020 7:31 pm
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Spend the night next to America’s most precious treasures, including the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and even the Bill of Rights!
At the National Archives Museum sleepover on February 1, 2020, young explorers will learn about the right to vote with characters portraying Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Frederick Douglass.
Guest will also dive into our nation’s treasured records, including the Rightfully Hers exhibit celebrating the 19th Amendment. End the night by navigating the museum with a scavenger hunt and then wake to a pancake breakfast served by the Archivist of the United States.
What: National Archives Museum Sleepover
When: Feb 1, 2020; find the time(s) here
Where: National Archives Museum, 701 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20408
Event Details: Find them here
Unfamiliar with this destination? The National Archives Museum, the nation’s official record keeper, is home to the stories of the American journey. This nonpartisan institution has been safeguarding and providing public access to billions of records from all three branches of the United States government, including our country’s most important documents: the official Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights!
Even though the Archives was established in 1934, its major holdings date back to 1775. This includes important documents that tell stories of our country, from slave ship manifests and the Emancipation Proclamation to Indian treaties making transitory promises. Guests can even see the Louisiana Purchase Treaty, bearing the bold signature of Bonaparte — a richly bound document doubled the territory of our young republic!
Disclaimer/Terms: This opportunity is subject to last-minute cancellations; always confirm by calling/clicking.
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