September 17, 2015
The Constitution of the United States was adopted on Sept. 17, 1787, and the United States continues to remember that day as Constitution Day. Texas Tech University is home to several first editions of the Constitution, which are part of The Remnant Trust. Fourteen documents, including the first editions, versions of the Articles of Confederation, The Federalist and the Magna Carta, will be displayed as part of a two-week Constitution exhibit at the Museum of Texas Tech University.
The documents are:
The Museum of Texas Tech University was established in 1929.
It consists of the main Museum building, the Moody Planetarium, the Natural Science Research Laboratory, the research and educational elements of the Lubbock Lake Landmark, and the Val Verde County research site.
The museum also offers masters degrees in Museum Science and Heritage Management and a wide variety of educational programs for the general public.
The museum is located at Fourth Street and Indiana Ave. Museum hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. on Sunday. The museum is closed on Monday.
To request special assistance, contact the Museum Education office at email@example.com or call (806) 742-2432.Twitter