About the Museum
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. Through the Museum’s unmatched collection, immersive galleries, powerful theater experiences, and interactive elements, visitors gain a deeper appreciation for how this nation came to be and feel inspired to consider their role in ensuring that the promise of the American Revolution endures.
Located just steps away from Independence Hall, the Museum serves as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context, and encouraging exploration. The Museum, which opened on April 19, 2017, is a private, non-profit, and non-partisan organization. For more information, visit www.AmRevMuseum.org or call 877.740.1776.
Learn more about how the Museum of the American Revolution evolved from an idea by a history-minded minister in Valley Forge to welcoming more than a million visitors in historic Philadelphia .
About Our President & CEO
Read more about the Museum's President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson
Learn more about the Museum of the American Revolution's commitment to environmental sustainability.
Highlights of Our Sustainability Efforts
• LEED Gold certified
• A green roof covers 50 percent of the building
• A stormwater retention system recycles as much as 18,000 gallons of water a day
• More than 80 percent of lighting is LED
• Approximately 80 percent of cleaning products used are eco-friendly
• Approximately 70 percent of the electricity used comes from green energy
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Recent Digital Awards
2021 Webby Awards Honoree in the category of Best Websites and Mobile Sites for Cultural Institutions.Learn More
AAM's 2021 Media & Technology MUSE Award bronze-level winner in the category of online experiences for the Finding Freedom interactive feature.Learn More