Sail into spring weekends at the Museum with our new Black Founders exhibit, family-friendly activities, and more. Plan Your Visit

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Revolutionary City Walking Tour

Saturdays & Sundays at 2 p.m.

Join an educator to explore our Revolutionary neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s. This one-hour guided tour covers about a mile and stops outside iconic sites including City Tavern, Independence Hall, and Carpenters Hall to discuss the experiences of everyday people in the Revolutionary era.

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    Apr 01
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    Jeff Fusco

    Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum

    Saturdays & Sundays in April
    Join the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays throughout April to explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibit, family-friendly crafts and activities, and more.
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    Apr 08
    Three children watch a demonstration of a cannon by a costumed Museum educator.

    History Explorer Meet-Up: Privateer Adventure

    April 8, 2023 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Join us for an interactive History Explorer Meet-Up to learn that life as a privateer, or legal pirate, was as much about luck as it was about skill.
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    Apr 09
    Two young visitors have their photo taken while sitting on the Rising Sun chair.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    April 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.
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    Apr 11
    Forten Family Bible Courtesy Of Atwood Kip Forten Jacobs

    Teaching the Revolution with Primary Sources

    April 11, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Educators participating in this free online workshop will examine primary sources from the American Revolution and consider how to use them in the classroom.
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    Apr 12
    Book cover of A Gentleman of Color book alongside headshots of Julie Winch and Kip Forten Jacobs.

    Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Julie Winch, Featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs

    April 12, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
    Historian Dr. Julie Winch joins the Museum to reflect on her groundbreaking biography, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, and will be joined by Forten's great-great-great-great grandson, Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs.
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    Apr 19
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    Museum's Sixth Anniversary & Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration

    April 19, 2023
    Mark the Museum's sixth anniversary and the 248th anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord.
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    May 06
    The Musem's replica of George Washington's tent with Mount Vernon in the background at the 2018 Revolutionary War Weekend.

    First Oval Office Project at Mount Vernon's Revolutionary War Weekend

    May 6-7, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Join the Museum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, outside Washington, D.C., for their Revolutionary War Weekend living history event where we will set up our First Oval Office Project tents.
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    May 12
    The Jeremy Winston Chorale performs in Prague.
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    AmRev Presents: A Black Founders Musical Experience with The Jeremy Winston Chorale

    May 12, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
    The Jeremy Winston Chorale will join the Museum on Friday, May 12, to present a concert inspired by the world of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, including the world premiere of a new choral work.
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    May 13
    A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

    Mother's Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    May 13-14, 2023
    Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women that played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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    May 14
    Two young visitors get their photo taken in front of a recreated sail loft in the Museum's Black Founders exhibt.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    May 14, 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.
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