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Special 15th-Anniversary Screening of National Treasure

William G. McGowan Theater
Washington, DC

Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

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Fifteen years ago this November, America embarked on a grand treasure hunt with Benjamin Franklin Gates (Nicolas Cage) in search of the legendary Knights Templar treasure. In the movie National Treasure, Gates finds himself at the National Archives, stealing one of America's most sacred documents—the Declaration of Independence! 

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of this blockbuster classic at the National Archives Museum, where it all began! We'll screen the movie in the McGowan Theater and have activities for the entire family to decipher historical riddles just like Gates did. We encourage you to dress like your favorite character from the movie. Want to take home your own copy of the Declaration of Independence? We'll have great decoys for sale in the National Archives Store!


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