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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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    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 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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    Dec 13
    King George Statue Tableau Scene

    How Did People Become Revolutionaries?

    December 13, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Join Museum educators at this free online teacher workshop as they dig into how loyal British subjects in North America could transform into Revolutionaries.
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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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    Dec 28
    Artisan Workshop Make A Haversack

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Haversack

    December 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Join us for this in-person, beginner-level Artisan Workshop to learn “plain sewing” and create a Revolutionary soldier’s linen haversack, like a modern shoulder bag.
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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 08
    A family of four view The Revolution's Veterans picture wall in the Museum galleries.

    Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

    January 8, 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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    Jan 11
    Replica Pinball or round pincushion sewn at an Artisan Workshop.

    Artisan Workshop: Make a Pinball

    January 11, 18, 25, 2023 (3 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
    Join us for this three-part virtual Artisan Workshop to learn about 18th-century fashion and how to make your own embroidered “pinball,” a spherical pincushion, based on original examples.
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