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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    Jun 22
    Artist John Wind stands next to his piece depicting Baron von Steuben in the Museum's second-floor Oneida Nation Atrium.
    Christopher Tyler Studio

    John Y. Wind Artist Talks & Philadelphia Freedom Band Performance

    June 22, 2024, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Join the Museum for a special musical performance by the Philadelphia Freedom Band and artist talks in conjunction with Whiskey Rebellion, a special installation by contemporary artist John Y. Wind.
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    Jun 29
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    Fourth of July Week 2024 at the Museum

    June 29 - July 4, 2024
    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 week.
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    Jul 04
    The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

    First Oval Office Project at Fort Pitt Museum's 2024 Fourth at the Fort

    July 4, 2024, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Join the Museum at the Fort Pitt Museum in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Thursday, July 4, for their Fourth at the Fort event, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project
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    Jul 05
    Costumed living history interpreter Joel Anderson kneels to the right of the image wearing a blue and gold commander in chief's guard jacket and blacket and fur lined hat while talking to a young visitor at Morristown National Historical Park.

    First Oval Office Project at Fort Ligonier

    July 5-7, 2024
    Join the Museum at Fort Ligonier outside of Pittsburgh, Pa., from July 5-7, when we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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    Jul 07
    A Museum educator leads a group on a walking tour in the Museum's Old City neighborhood.

    Member Morning: Revolutionary City Walking Tour

    July 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
    Museum Members are invited to explore our Old City neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s on our Revolutionary City walking tour.
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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 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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    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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