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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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    Nov 30
    The five members of The Chivalrous Crickets musical group pose for a photo on a beach.

    AmRev Presents: A Celtic Concert Celebrating St. Andrew’s Day

    November 30, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
    Celebrate Scottish music and folk traditions, from the Scottish Highlands to the Appalachian Mountains, with an evening of storytelling and live music performed by Celtic-infused folk band, The Chivalrous Crickets.
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    Dec 03
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    Winter Weekends at the Museum

    Saturdays & Sundays, December 3-4, 10-11, 17-18
    Join us at the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays in December with cozy offerings for the whole family, including musical performances, a silhouette artist, and more.
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    Dec 14
    A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

    VIRTUAL | History Explorer Meet-Up: Mountains of Ice and Snow

    December 14, 2022 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
    Join the Museum virtually for this activity-filled exploration of Henry Knox’s winter journey to bring 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston.
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    Dec 26
    A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

    Winter Break at the Museum

    December 26-31, 2022
    Throughout Winter Break at the Museum, join us to explore life during the winter months of the American Revolution through special events, costumed living history, wintery scenes in Revolution Place, hands-on discovery carts, engaging in-gallery talks, and much more for the whole family.
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    Dec 27
    Noah Lewis portrays Ned Hector and teaches a young guest how to fire a cannon as part of our Meet The Revolution series.

    ONSITE | History Explorer Meet-Up: Mountains of Ice and Snow

    December 27, 2022 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    Join us onsite at the Museum for a hands-on, activity-filled exploration of Henry Knox’s December 1775 journey to bring 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga in New York back to Boston.
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    Jan 05
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    AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution 101

    January 5, 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this interactive seminar, we’ll explore the four questions at the heart of the Museum's core experience to learn about the origins, events, and people of the American Revolution through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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    Jan 14
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    Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    January 14-16, 2023
    Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution.
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    Jan 26
    Ricardo Herrera headshot to the left of the book cover for his book Feeding Washington's Army.

    Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Ricardo Herrera

    January 26, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
    Author and historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his extensive new book on the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge titled, Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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    Feb 11
    Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.

    Opening Weekend of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

    February 11 & 12, 2023
    Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, which will introduce visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War and the women's suffrage movement.
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    Mar 02
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    AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution After 1783

    March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    In this interactive seminar, explore how the Revolutionary generation struggled in the years after the war ended to shape a new country through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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