At The Museum
From the early stirrings of unrest in Boston to the opening shots of the War of Independence, and from signing of the Declaration of Independence to the creation of the American Republic, the Museum explores the ideas, events, and legacies of America's revolutionary beginnings.
Black Founders: The Forten Family of PhiladelphiaNow Open Through November 26, 2023
In our newest special exhibition, the Museum introduces visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia during the American Revolution to become leaders in the abolition and women's suffrage movements.
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Upcoming Museum Events
Learn more about the Museum's current, upcoming, and past core and special exhibitions, including our upcoming special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
Host An Event
The Museum of the American Revolution is the perfect setting for your next corporate meeting, gala, event, fundraiser, or wedding, featuring innovative menus crafted by our exclusive caterer, Brûlée Catering.