President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph Biden are scheduled to attend the March 30 dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, according to the institute.

First Lady Michelle Obama and current, former members of Congress and friends and family members of the late senator also plan to attend.

"We are truly honored to welcome President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden for our dedication ceremony," Victoria Reggie Kennedy, president of the institute's board of directors, said in a statement Monday. "The institute will give people from all walks of life a real, hands-on feel for the vital role the Senate plays in our democracy. Combining interactive technology with a full-scale representation of the U.S. Senate Chamber, the institute will educate and inspire the next generation of citizens and leaders."

The institute is scheduled to open to the public on March 31