Celebrate Women's History Month with our new Black Founders exhibit, a special March 24 event, and more this March. 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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    Mar 24
    Visitors Look At A Portrait Of Charlotte Vandine Forten In Black Founders Credit Moar

    AmRev Presents: Black Founders Women’s History Night with Kerri Greenidge

    March 24, 2023 from 5:15-8 p.m.
    Join Dr. Kerri K. Greenidge, author of The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family, for an evening discussion on our Black Founders exhibit, the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society, and more.
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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 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
    Image 090420 Shot Heard Round The World Gallery 096 Moar Displays

    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 12
    The Jeremy Winston Chorale performs in Prague.
    Prague PROMS

    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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    May 17
    State Of The Museum Address

    DATE CHANGE | 2023 State of the Museum Address

    May 17, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.
    Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the fifth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson
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    May 20
    A costumed living history interpreter demonstrates sewing a sail.

    Makers of Revolutionary Philadelphia Living History Day

    May 20, 2023
    Join several historical tradespeople at the Museum to do hands-on crafts and activities, see demonstrations of 18th-century skills and trades, and meet the people who made the Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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    May 27
    The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier with a statue of George Washington in Washington Square Park in Philadelphia.

    Memorial Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    May 27-29, 2023
    Join the Museum to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations. Veterans, military, and Blue Star Families enjoy free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
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