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Now Open: Witness to Revolution

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The Museum of the American Revolution uncovers and shares compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government.

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Plan your visit to rediscover the Revolution in historic Philadelphia.

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Walking & Guided Tours

Explore the Museum with an expert with the Museum's robust lineup of tours, including early access tours, in-gallery highlights tours, audio tours, outdoor neighborhood walking tours, tactile tours, and more.

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Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent

Now Open Through Jan. 5, 2025

The newest special exhibition brings to life the stories of individuals from all walks of life who saved George Washington’s tent and fashioned this relic into a symbol of the fragile American republic.

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Book Your Group Visit

The Museum offers in-person and virtual experiences and tours for student, youth, or adult groups to explore the remarkable story of America’s founding.

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Rhonda Brace (left), a descendent of Jeffrey Brace, who was enslaved during the Revolutionary era, found freedom, and wrote a memoir in 1810, which was republished in 2004 by Kari Winter (right).
 

Upcoming Museum Events

Browse all upcoming events and programs for all ages, including tours, lectures, demonstrations, performances, and holiday weekends, hosted by the Museum.

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Host Your Event at the Museum

The Museum is the perfect setting for your next corporate meeting, gala, event, fundraiser, or wedding with innovative menus crafted by our exclusive caterer, Brûlée Catering.
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Learn & Explore

Whether you're learning from the classroom or the comfort of your home, experience the Museum from anywhere at any time with our digital resources.

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Timeline of the American Revolution

Using historical objects, artworks, and documents from the Museum’s collection, our Timeline explores both key moments and surprising stories of the American Revolution with high-quality images, video explorations of select items, and ability for users to build their own curated timelines.

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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.
 

Interactive Features

Dig into the compelling stories and complex events of the American Revolution with out interactive online learning experiences, including Season of Independence, Picturing Washington's Army, and the award-winning Finding Freedom.

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360-Degree Virtual Tours

Explore our 360-degree virtual tours, including our Virtual Museum Tour, Virtual Tour of Washington's Field Headquarters, and Liberty Exhibit Virtual Tour, which feature panoramic images, supplemental audio and video, and more.

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Online Exhibits

Explore the Museum's online exhibits, including When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story as well as Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier and Among His Troops: Washington's War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor.

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Washington's War Tents

Explore the cornerstone of the Museum's collection, General George Washington's Revolutionary War Tent, and the handsewn, full-scale replica of his field headquarters.
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200th Edition Museum Staff Picks Reading List includes A People’s History of the American Revolution by Ray Raphael; John Adams by David McCullough; Never Caught by Erica Armstrong Dunbar; American Revolutions: A Continental History 1750-1804 by Alan Taylor; The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred F. Young; and Spies in the Continental Capital by John A. Nagy. The books are stacked on top of one another on a wooden bench outside on a sunny day. The books and the bench are in clear view while the background is blurred.
 

Read the Revolution

Browse a curated collection of excerpts from more than 200 thought-provoking books about the American Revolution and its ongoing legacy.

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Your support helps us continue to uncover and share compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government.

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Ways to Give

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Corporate Partnerships

Learn about Corporate Partnership opportunities with the Museum, including corporate membership, EITC, and more.
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Visit the Museum, located in the heart of historic Philadelphia, just steps from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.

Museum of the American Revolution

101 South Third Street Philadelphia, PA 19106

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