Celebrate Black History Month with a new special exhibit, a recently launched gallery tour, and more this February. 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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    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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    Feb 12
    A Costumed Living History Interpreter showing a young child a canteen over Labor Day Weekend

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    February 12, 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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    Feb 18
    General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

    Presidents Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    February 18-20, 2023
    Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who he interacted with.
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    Mar 05
    Three guests view the Arms of Independence case and touch screen in the Museum galleries.

    Write the Revolution Young Author Workshop with Jean O'Connor

    March 5, 2023 from 2-3:30 p.m.
    Join us for this writing workshop with historical fiction novelist Jean C. O'Connor, author of The Remarkable Cause: A Novel of James Lovell and the Crucible of the Revolution, geared towards students ages 12-18.
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    Mar 12
    Two young visitors get their photo taken next to the Cost of Revolution tableau in the Rotunda.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    March 12, 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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    Apr 09
    Two young visitors have their photo taken while sitting on the Rising Sun chair.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    April 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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