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 virtual visit to rediscover the Revolution online while the Museum is temporarily closed.
Museum Temporarily Closed
Upcoming Virtual Events
Browse all upcoming virtual events for all ages, including online tours, lectures, demonstrations, performances, and holiday weekends, hosted by the Museum.
Book Your Virtual Group Visit
The Museum offers virtual experiences and tours for student, youth, or adult groups to explore the remarkable story of America’s founding.
When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary StoryOctober 2, 2020 - April 25, 2021
Learn the little-known history of the nation’s first women voters.
Plan Your 2021 Visit
Purchase Museum tickets, enhance your visit with guided tours, and plan your Museum experience with information on directions, parking, shopping, dining, and more.
Host Your 2021 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.
Finding Freedom Interactive
Explore the stories of African American men and women in war-torn Virginia with the 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.
Read the Revolution
Browse more than 175 curated excerpts from exciting, thought-provoking books about the American Revolution.
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.
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.
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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