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Explore America's Roman roots

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Visit the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Penn., through August 1, 2010 to view "Ancient Rome & America", a showcase of the cultural, political and social connections between ancient Rome and modern America.


Bust of George Washington portrayed with a Roman drape over his clothing. c.1817. Courtesy American Revolution Center.

This exhibit features more than 300 artifacts from Italy and the United States, bringing together a never-before-seen collection from Italy's leading archaeological institutions in Florence, Naples, and Rome, paired with objects from more than 40 institutions in the United States.

Print out and present this page at the National Constitution Center box office now through August 1, 2010 to redeem the $2 off discount towards adult admission to Ancient Rome & America at the National Constitution Center. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for senior citizens, $12 for children between the ages of 4-12 and free for National Constitution Center members and children under the age of 4.

For more information, visit www.constitutioncenter.org.