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Fall at the Museum

Now through Thanksgiving

Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia throughout the fall for Occupied Philadelphia, special lectures and book talks, holiday weekends, and much more for visitors of all ages.

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    Oct 07
    Jordan Smith dresses in traditional Mohawk clothing at the Museum as part of Indigenous Peoples Weekend in 2022.

    Indigenous Peoples Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    October 7-9, 2023
    Join us at the Museum 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 07
    The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

    First Oval Office Project at the 2023 Revolutionary Germantown Festival

    October 7, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    Join the Museum at Cliveden for the Revolutionary Germantown Festival where we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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    Oct 10
    A new display about the 2nd Spartan Regiment in the Museum's gallery on the war in the south.

    EXCLUSIVE | Collections Society Tour & Reception: The 2nd Spartan Regiment Flag

    October 10, 2023, from 6-7:30 p.m.
    Collections Society Members are invited to join Museum President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson and special guests for a light reception and gallery tour about a display of objects that witnessed the Southern Campaign.
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    Oct 15
    Members of the US Navy Band Northeast quintet holding their instruments while dressed in uniform.
    courtesy of Navy Band Northeast

    U.S. Navy Band Northeast Performance and Ceremony in Honor of Commodore John Barry

    October 15, 2023, from 12-12:30 p.m.
    During Philadelphia’s celebration of Navy Week, join us on the Museum’s outdoor plaza for a special performance and ceremony in honor of Commodore John Barry
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    Oct 19
    Event graphic with the Black Founders exhibit logo, words in white font reading AmRev Presents A Black Founders Legacy of Entrepreneurship, and a portrait of James Forten.

    AmRev Presents: A Black Founders Legacy of Entrepreneurship

    October 19, 2023, from 6-8:30 p.m.
    Join us for an evening panel discussion and reception inspired by the historical legacies of Black entrepreneurship presented in our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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    Oct 21
    A family compares textures of pieces of sail cloth in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

    Educator Open House 2023

    October 21, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    K-12 educators are invited to join the Museum's Group Sales and School Programs teams to learn more about our field trip experiences.
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    Oct 24
    A desktop computer showing the Timeline of the American Revolution with a succulent and mug next to the computer

    Revolutionary Resources: An Introduction to the Museum's Teaching Tools

    October 24, 2023, from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Teachers are invited to join this free professional development workshop for a tour of the Museum's educator resources to learn how to implement them in their classrooms.
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    Oct 28
    British red coats march past the Museum up Third Street as part of Occupied Philadelphia.

    Occupied Philadelphia 2023

    October 28-29, 2023
    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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    Oct 28
    A British costumed living history interpreter shows a young boy how to drum on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

    History Explorer Meet-Up: 2023 Occupied Philadelphia

    October 28, 2023, at 11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
    In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour designed for children, join us to explore Occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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    Oct 29
    A Museum Member talks to two costumed living historians dressed as British redcoats at the member teatime at Occupied Philadelphia.

    Museum Member Teatime at 2023 Occupied Philadelphia

    October 29, 2023, from 1-2 p.m.
    Museum Members are invited to stop by the Museum’s third-floor Liberty Hall for a spot of tea on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, during Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum's flagship living history event.
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