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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 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 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 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 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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    Nov 05
    Three visitors look at a pew from Mother Bethel AME Church in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

    Member Morning: Black Founders Special Exhibition Tour

    November 5, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
    Join fellow Museum Members for a 45-minute guided tour of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, before it closes on Nov. 26.
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    Nov 10
    A mother and two young daughters look at photos on the Revolutionary Generation Wall at the Museum.

    Veterans Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    November 10-12, 2023
    Join the Museum in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve the nation today. Those currently serving in the military, veterans, and Blue Star Families will receive free admission throughout the weekend.
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    Nov 15
    Read the Revolution event graphic featuring book covers for John Barry and Give Me A Fast ship alongside a headshot of author Tim McGrath.

    Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Tim McGrath

    November 15, 2023, from 6:30-8 p.m.
    Join author and avid sailor Tim McGrath at the Museum for a special presentation, “’What Think You of an American Fleet?’: The Rise and Fall of the Continental Navy,” to kickoff the Museum's 2023-24 Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
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    Nov 24
    A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

    Thanksgiving Weekend 2023: Closing Weekend of Black Founders Exhibit

    November 24-26, 2023
    Join us at the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend for the final weekend of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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    Dec 03
    A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

    Member Morning: Winter Scenes Gallery Talk

    December 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
    Join fellow Museum Members for a special 30-minute gallery talk about wintery scenes of the Revolutionary War, including William Trego's iconic March to Valley Forge painting, in the Museum's core galleries.
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