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Autumn Awaits at the Museum

Now through Thanksgiving

Join us in historic Philadelphia for exciting events and holiday weekends for the whole family to explore the American Revolution's ongoing relevance.

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    Oct 08
    Indigenous Peoples Weekend featured tradional Oneida Dancers

    Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum

    October 8-10, 2022
    Join us at the Museum and online to explore Native American history, culture, and their role in the American Revolution, as part of our annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration.
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    Oct 08
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    First Oval Office Project at Somerset County's Journey Through the Past Weekend

    October 8-9, 2022
    Join the Museum at Somerset County Courthouse Green from Oct. 8-9 for Somerset County's 17th annual Journey Through the Past weekend, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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    Oct 09
    Three guests view the Arms of Independence case and touch screen in the Museum galleries.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    October 9, 2022 from 9-10:30 a.m.
    Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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    Oct 18
    William Hogeland's headshot of a white man, bald with a beard and glasses, to the left of a photo of the First Bank in Philadelphia.

    Read the Revolution Speaker Series with William Hogeland

    October 18, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
    Author and historian William Hogeland joins the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series for a lecture titled Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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    Oct 19
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    Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

    October 19, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this free virtual teacher workshop, educators will encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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    Oct 22
    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.

    African Americans in the Revolutionary Era

    October 22, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    Join educators in-person at the Museum for a workshop combining classroom instruction with gallery exploration as we discuss these questions and shares resources and records for learning and teaching.
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    Oct 28
    Magic Gardens Twilight In The Garden

    October Twilight in the Gardens at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

    October 28, 2022 from 7-10 p.m.
    Join the Museum at Twilight in the Gardens at Philadelphia's Magic Gardens where will be teaching how to make tin-punched lanterns inspired by ones hung on the Liberty Tree in Boston in the early 1770s.
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    Oct 29
    MoAR Carved Pumpkins

    Halloween Weekend at the Museum

    October 29-30, 2022
    This Halloween weekend, join us at the Museum for Revolutionary family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demonstrations, Revolutionary stencils for your jack-o-lantern, and more. Plus, children ages 12 and under who wear a costume on their visit get $2 off admission!
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    Nov 05
    British soldiers march towards the Museum led by a drummer as part of the Museum's Occupied Philadelphia living history event in 2019.

    Occupied Philadelphia 2022

    November 5 & 6, 2022
    Join us in historic Old City, Philadelphia, as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual flagship living history event.
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    Nov 05
    A young girl dressed in 18th century clothing talks to an adult living history interpreter on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

    History Explorer Meet-Up: Occupied Philadelphia

    November 5, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.
    In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour, we’ll explore occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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