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Neighborhood Walking Tours

Saturdays: Black Founders | Sundays: Revolutionary City

Join a Museum educator for an hour-and-a-half guided outdoor tour through the Museum's Old City neighborhood. Explore sites related to Old City Philadelphia’s rich Black history on Saturdays at 2 p.m. or Revolutionary sites like Independence Hall and Cartpenters' Hall on Sundays at 2 p.m.

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    May 27
    A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

    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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    Jun 14
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    Flag Day 2023 at the Museum

    June 14, 2023
    Join the Museum on Flag Day to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” from the Revolutionary era with activities and in-gallery talks for the whole family.
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    Jun 17
    A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

    Juneteenth Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    June 17-19, 2023
    Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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    Jun 30
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    Fourth of July Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    June 30 - July 4, 2023
    Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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    Jul 03
    A Costumed Living History Interpreter showing a young child a canteen over Labor Day Weekend

    History Explorer Meet-Up: Soldiers' Packs

    July 3, 2023 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
    Join us for an interactive History Explorer Meet-Up, for kids ages 7-11, where you’ll enlist in the Continental Army and try to decide what you’re going to take with you in your haversack.
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    Jul 09
    Three children use replica tools in a recreated sail loft in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    July 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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    Sep 02
    A family looks at the family guide activities in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

    Labor Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    September 2-4, 2023
    Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum to explore our Black Founders special exhibit, participate in family-friendly activities and crafts, and more as we wrap up A Revolutionary Summer. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend.
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