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.
At The Museum
Plan your visit to rediscover the Revolution in historic Philadelphia.
Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-TodayNow open through Sept. 6, 2021
The new summer exhibit showcases dozens of rare American flags alongside historic early state constitutions and the first printing of the proposed U.S. Constitution of 1787 to shed light on the triumphs and tensions that the United States faced as new states joined the Union.
Plan Your Visit
Purchase Museum tickets, enhance your visit with guided tours, and plan your Museum experience with information on directions, parking, shopping, dining, and more.
Upcoming Museum Events
Browse all upcoming in-person and virtual events for all ages, including tours, lectures, demonstrations, performances, and holiday weekends, hosted by the Museum.
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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Health & Safety at the Museum
Learn more about the health and safety measures in place to ensure the safest and most enjoyable experience for all.
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.
When Women Lost the Vote Virtual Exhibit
Explore the Museum's When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807 virtual exhibit and interactive poll lists to learn the little-known history of the nation’s first women voters.
Finding Freedom Interactive
Explore the stories of African American men and women in war-torn Virginia with the MUSE Award-winning Finding Freedom interactive feature, adapted from the Museum's galleries.
Season of Independence Interactive
Trace the spread of American support for Independence and learn the perspectives of real men and women on all sides of the debate with the Season of Independence interactive feature, adapted from the Museum's galleries.
Virtual Museum Tour
Experience the Museum’s award-winning, immersive galleries with our newly enhanced Virtual Museum Tour, featuring an introduction from Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas, 360-degree, high-resolution images, and a guided audio tour.
Browse the Museum's impressive collection of several thousand objects, works of art, manuscripts, and printed works from the period of the American Revolution.
Watch lively conversations on the American Revolution from all angles, hosted by Museum President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson and featuring a broad slate of dynamic guests.
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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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What Our Visitors Are Saying
By far the most interesting museum in the USA. Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Philly!Brad, from Western Australia
Can I give this six stars? This comprehensive, deeply insightful museum brought the revolution to me in such a captivating way that I was so uplifted by the end of the visit.Bonnie G., via Yelp
Brilliant! Impressed by thematic references throughout the role of slavery, Native Americans and women and the impact the Revolution had on them.Mike C., via comment card
I had an absolute blast in the museum. The artifacts and exhibits are out of this world.W. Hunt, via TripAdvisor
Wow, I never thought I'd live to see a museum like this.Gary, 89 years old