Upcoming Museum Events
Neighborhood Walking ToursSaturdays: Black Founders | Sundays: Revolutionary City
Info & Tickets
Join a Museum educator for an hour-and-a-half guided outdoor tour through the Museum's Old City neighborhood. Explore sites related to Old City Philadelphia’s rich Black history on Saturdays at 2 p.m. or Revolutionary sites like Independence Hall and Cartpenters' Hall on Sundays at 2 p.m.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Mary Beth NortonJune 6, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. Mary Beth Norton joins the Museum for a special presentation titled, “Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment,” as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.Read More
Flag Day 2023 at the MuseumJune 14, 2023
Join the Museum on Flag Day to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and in-gallery talks for the whole family.Read More
Black Founders Documentary Screening & ReceptionJune 16, 2023, from 5:15-7 p.m.
Be among the first to see the new 26-minute film “Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia,” presented by WHYY and the Museum.Read More
Juneteenth Weekend 2023 at the MuseumJune 17-19, 2023
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.Read More
Fourth of July Weekend 2023 at the MuseumJune 30 - July 4, 2023
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.Read More
Member Morning: Revolutionary City Walking TourJuly 2, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members on Sunday, July 2, to explore our Old City neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s on our Revolutionary City walking tour.Read More
History Explorer Meet-Up: Soldiers' PacksJuly 3, 2023, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Join us for an interactive History Explorer Meet-Up, for kids ages 7-11, where you’ll enlist in the Continental Army and try to decide what you’re going to take with you in your haversack.Read More
First Oval Office Project at Morristown National Historical ParkJuly 8-9, 2023
Join the Museum, Morristown National Historical Park, and the Washington Association of New Jersey at Washington's Headquarters to celebrate the Park's 90th Anniversary with our First Oval Office Project.Read More
Relaxed Experience Morning at the MuseumJuly 9, 2023, 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.Read More
First Oval Office Project at Newport Historical Society's French in Newport WeekendJuly 14-15, 2023
Join Museum staff for a weekend of living history in Newport, Rhode Island, as part of the Newport Historical Society's French in Newport event on July 14-15.Read More