Join us throughout A Revolutionary Summer with exhibits, crafts, and activities for visitors of all ages. Plan Your Visit

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A Revolutionary Summer

Join the Museum throughout A Revolutionary Summer from Memorial Day through Labor Day to explore what freedom means to you through our Witness to Revolution exhibition, core galleries, and special events for visitors of all ages.

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    Aug 04
    A visitor views the photographs on the Revolutionary Generation wall in the core exhibition.

    Member Morning: Gallery Highlights Tour

    August 4, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
    Museum Members are invited to join an experienced Museum educator for a 60-minute tour of our award-winning core galleries, including highlights of new displays and acquisitions.
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    Aug 10
    The 2023 Living History Youth Summer Institute students and additional costumed living history interpreters pose for a group photo in front of the Museum's replica of George Washington's tent.

    First Oval Office Project at Fairmount Park with the Living History Youth Summer Institute

    August 10, 2024, from 10 a.m. - 3 pm.
    Join the Museum on Saturday, Aug. 10, in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia where students from the Living History Youth Summer Institute, along with costumed living historians, will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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    Aug 31
    A Museum curator talks to three guests in Witness to Revolution at the partial recreation of one end of Washington's tent.

    Labor Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

    August 31 - September 2, 2024
    Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum to explore our Witness to Revolution special exhibit, participate in family-friendly activities and crafts, and more as we wrap up A Revolutionary Summer. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend.
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    Sep 08
    Two female adolescents use props in Revolution Place.

    Member Morning: Revolution Place Guided Tour

    September 8, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
    Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a 45-minute guided tour of Revolution Place, our family-friendly discovery center located on the Museum’s lower level.
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    Sep 19
    This graphic includes on the left side the words Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture 2024 featuring Dr. Richard Hass, a small image of the cover of his book called the bill of obligations, and his headshot portrait.

    2024 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Richard Haass

    September 19, 2024, from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
    New York Times bestselling author and veteran diplomat Dr. Richard Haass will join the Museum on Thursday, Sept. 19, as the distinguished lecturer for the sixth Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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    Oct 05
    A costumed historical interpreter speaks with three guests in front of the Museum's replica of George Washington's tent on the lawn at Mount Vernon with the mansion in the background.
    Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

    First Oval Office Project at Fort McHenry to Commemorate Lafayette's 1824 U.S. Tour

    October 5-7, 2024
    Join the Museum's First Oval Office Project at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 5-7 for events commemorating the bicentennial anniversary of the Marquis de Lafayette's 1824 tour of America.
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    Oct 06
    Image 092120 Orientation Film Lenfest Myer Theather

    Member Morning: People of the Standing Stone Film Screening

    October 6, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
    Museum Members are invited to a special screening of People of the Standing Stone: The Oneida Nation, The War of Independence and the Making of America in Lenfest Myer Theater.
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    Nov 09
    British red coats march past the Museum up Third Street as part of Occupied Philadelphia.

    Occupied Philadelphia 2024

    November 9-10, 2024
    Join the Museum as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation of 1777-1778 with Occupied Philadelphia, our annual flagship living history event, in Old City.
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