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.
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.
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.
Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's TentNow 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.
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.
Upcoming Museum Events
Browse all upcoming events and programs for all ages, including tours, lectures, demonstrations, performances, and holiday weekends, hosted by the Museum.
Host Your Event at the Museum
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Washington's War Tents
Read the Revolution
Browse a curated collection of excerpts from more than 200 thought-provoking books about the American Revolution and its ongoing legacy.
Join & Support
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.
Become a Member
Ways to Give
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
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 19106View on Google Maps