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Upcoming Summer Events

Join us from Memorial Day through Labor Day for exciting events and holiday weekends for the whole family.

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May 27
 

Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum

May 27-30, 2022
Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute onsite and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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Jun 09
 

2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award Gala

June 9, 2022 from 6-10 p.m.
This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient of the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award as well as Governor Edward G. Rendell as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.
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Jun 11
 

Flag Day Weekend at the Museum

June 11-14, 2022
Join the Museum over Flag Day weekend to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and talks for the whole family.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.
Jun 18
 

Juneteenth at the Museum

June 18-20, 2022
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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Family of two looks at a Diorama in Revolution Place.
Jun 18
 

Father's Day Weekend: Revolution in Miniatures Presented by the Artist Preservation Group

June 18-19, 2022
During Father’s Day Weekend at the Museum, visitors can explore displays of miniature figures and scenes from the Revolutionary era created by approximately 50 painters and sculptors.
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Dr. R. Scott Stephenson with artist Don Troiani at the Liberty Exhibit Opening
Jun 28
 

AmRev Presents: An Evening with Artist Don Troiani

June 28, 2022 from 5:15-8 p.m.
Join us for an evening with nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani, whose works are on display in the Museum's special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War.
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Jul 01
 

Fourth of July Weekend at the Museum

July 1-5, 2022
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special events and activities for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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Sep 03
 

Labor Day Weekend: Closing Weekend of Liberty Exhibit

September 3-5, 2022
Join the Museum over Labor Day Weekend for the final days of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, free admission for kids 12 and under, and more.
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Ways to Save

See and do more for less with discounted ticket prices, online exclusives, and special deals.

Liberty Exhibit Tour with a Visitor Engagement Associate.
 

Online Exclusive Ticket Discounts

Available with online purchase only

The Museum offers two ticket discounts available with online purchase only, including a Family Four-Pack (two adult GA tickets and two youth GA tickets) for $51 as well as Adult GA tickets for $19 ($21 if purchased at the Museum).

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National Constitution Center Joint Ticket

Now on sale!

Get the whole story of the journey from “We hold these truths” to “We the People!” Together, the Museum and the NCC offer visitors a joint ticket that includes admission to both museums for a discounted price. Joint tickets are available online or in person at both museums. Adult joint tickets are available for $29 (savings of $6.50), youth tickets for $19 (savings of $5), and family packs (2 adults and 2 kids) for $90 (savings of $29).

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Ticket Discount Offer with AAMP

Offer now available!

Visitors can save up to $6 per person when they get tickets to both the Museum and the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP), with reduced parking at AAMP available upon request. Discounts can be redeemed by showing museum ticket stubs at the front desk.

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Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War

Explore the dramatic and research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani to bring the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life before the exhibit closes on Sept. 5.

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Last Chance to Explore!

The first major exhibition of Troiani’s original artwork, Liberty plunges visitors into some of the most pivotal events of America’s fight for independence and reveal Troiani’s research-based artistic process. This special exhibition brings together for the first time in public more than 40 of Troiani’s original Revolutionary War paintings and pairs them with dozens of artifacts from his personal collection as well as the Museum and other lenders.

Families can explore the exhibit using a printed Family Guide full of games and activities, follow a scavenger hunt and win a prize, and enjoy Revolutionary era dress-up clothing, and puzzles.

Included in regular Museum admission

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Explore More at the Museum

Family-friendly exhibits and activities around the Museum give visitors of all ages the opportunity to explore what freedom means.

Two Asian American female children utilize the objects within Revolution Place. They are both seated at a wooden table. The child on the left is writing with a quill pen and smiling, while the child on the right is pretended to pour cream into her silver teacup. On the table to her left is a silver tea pot.
 
Exhibits

Revolution Place

Open daily, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., June 11 through Labor Day
The Museum’s family-friendly discovery center, Revolution Place, brings to life the Museum’s lively, diverse Old City neighborhood during the 1700s and invites visitors to learn through hands-on exploration.
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True Colours Flag Project

On display Flag Day weekend through Labor Day

Learn more about the process of recreating and the history behind the flags flown by 18th-century ships at sea during the Revolutionary War with the Museum's True Colours Flag Project.

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Explore Historic Philadelphia

Make the Museum your first stop in historic Philadelphia before exploring Revolutionary history throughout the city.

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Walking Tour: Revolutionary City

Offered Saturdays at 2 p.m. beginning in June

Join an educator to explore our Revolutionary neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s. This one-hour guided tour covers about a mile and stops outside iconic sites including City Tavern, Independence Hall, and Carpenters Hall to discuss the experiences of everyday people in the Revolutionary era. Don’t forget to save time to explore the Museum before or after your tour!

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Ride Philly PHLASH

Daily Service Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day

The Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop is an affordable, visitor-friendly public transit service managed by the Independence Visitor Center, which provides access to 19 stops located near must-see attractions, from Penn's Landing to Fairmount Park. Don't forget to stop at the Museum — Stop 16!

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Now On Display: Phillis Wheatley Letter Rebuking Slavery

A searing rebuke of slavery and a soaring defense of human equality, a 1774 newspaper printing of a letter written by African American poet Phillis Wheatley is on display through July 4, 2022.

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Phillis Wheatley Letter to Rev. Occum condemning slavery.

“In every breast, God has implanted a principle, which we call love of freedom"

The newly acquired document, thanks to a gift from American Heritage Credit Union and the Museum’s Collections Society, is an original printing of Wheatley’s Feb. 11, 1774, letter to Presbyterian Minister and Mohegan Indian Samson Occom, which was printed on the front page of the April 1, 1774, edition of the Connecticut Journal newspaper.

In The News

Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

This Museum is pleased to honor award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, and journalist Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient.

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Awards Gala on June 9

The Museum of the American Revolution's Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award was created and endowed in 2016 by the Museum’s late Founding Chairman H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest to honor individuals who advance public awareness and understanding of history and its relevance in the ongoing American experiment. We invite you to join us on Thursday, June 9 for the Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award Gala as we honor Henry Louis Gates Jr. as the 2022 recipient. Additionally, Governor Edward G. Rendell will be honored as the inaugural Chairman's Award recipient.

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From the Museum Shop

Shop these staff picks from the Museum Shop to have yourself a Revolutionary summer!

Shop Mens American Flag Socks
 

American Flag Socks

$12.99

Step out into the world in style with a pair of bold red, white, and blue American flag socks. You can rock them with your favorite pair of dress shoes or with your summer sandals, if you so choose (we promise we won't judge!).

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American Flag Cap

$29.99

Seriously, though, what dad wouldn't want to wear this Stars and Stripes ballcap?

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This image depicts the book cover of the Museum of the American Revolution’s Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War exhibit catalog. The cover is a painting by Don Troiani titled “Battle of Bunker Hill.” The painting shows solders behind a dirt mound, with their rifles pointing toward the right of the image. There are cannonballs lodged into the ground in  front of them and smoke fills the sky.
 

Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings on the Revolutionary War

$29.95

The book serves as catalog for the exhibit of Don Troiani’s work at the Museum, highlights the most pivotal events of America’s fight for independence and reveals Troiani’s research-based artistic process.

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