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Autumn Awaits at the Museum

Now through Thanksgiving

Join us in historic Philadelphia for exciting events and holiday weekends for the whole family to explore the American Revolution's ongoing relevance.

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    Oct 08
    Indigenous Peoples Weekend featured tradional Oneida Dancers

    Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum

    October 8-10, 2022
    Join us at the Museum and online 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 09
    Three guests view the Arms of Independence case and touch screen in the Museum galleries.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    October 9, 2022 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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    Oct 29
    MoAR Carved Pumpkins

    Halloween Weekend at the Museum

    October 29-30, 2022
    This Halloween weekend, join us at the Museum for Revolutionary family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demonstrations, Revolutionary stencils for your jack-o-lantern, and more. Plus, children ages 12 and under who wear a costume on their visit get $2 off admission!
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    Nov 05
    British soldiers march towards the Museum led by a drummer as part of the Museum's Occupied Philadelphia living history event in 2019.

    Occupied Philadelphia 2022

    November 5 & 6, 2022
    Join us in historic Old City, Philadelphia, as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual flagship living history event.
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    Nov 05
    A young girl dressed in 18th century clothing talks to an adult living history interpreter on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

    History Explorer Meet-Up: Occupied Philadelphia

    November 5, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.
    In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour, we’ll explore occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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    Nov 11
    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.

    Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum

    November 11-13, 2022
    This Veterans Day and Veterans Day weekend, join the Museum in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve the nation today. Throughout the weekend, the Museum will offer free admission to those currently serving in the military, veterans, and Blue Star Families, courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal.
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    Nov 13
    Three children watch a demonstration of a cannon by a costumed Museum educator.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    November 13, 2022 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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    Nov 25
    A mother takes a photo of her son and daughter sitting on a chair in the Writing the Constitution section inside the Museum galleries. She is bended on one knee as her husband stands next to her.

    Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

    November 25-27, 2022
    Join the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend to explore the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution for the whole family.
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    Dec 03
    Cannons Plaza Snow Building Exterior

    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 11
    A young visitor uses the Posters of Protest touchscreen interactive in the Museum galleries over Labor Day Weekend in 2022.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    December 11, 2022 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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