Join the Museum for A Revolutionary Summer with our Black Founders exhibit, special events, and more for all ages. Plan Your Visit

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A Revolutionary Summer

Now through Labor Day

Join the Museum throughout A Revolutionary Summer to explore what freedom means to you through our Black Founders exhibition, core galleries, and special events for visitors of all ages.

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    Jul 02
    A Museum educator leads a group of guests on a walking tour of the Museum's Old City neighborhood.

    Member Morning: Revolutionary City Walking Tour

    July 2, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
    Join fellow Museum Members on Sunday, July 2, to explore our Old City neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s on our Revolutionary City walking tour.
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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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    Aug 06
    A visitor looks at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau featuring two white women and a woman of color voting in New Jersey in 1811.

    Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Gallery Talk

    August 6, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
    Join fellow Museum Members for a 30-minute gallery talk exploring the roles of Revolutionary-era women on the homefront and on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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    Sep 03
    A historical marker at the location of James Forten and his family's home on Lombard Street between 3rd and 4th Streets.

    Member Morning: Black Founders of Philadelphia Walking Tour

    September 3, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
    Join fellow Museum Members to explore Old City Philadelphia’s rich Black history through a 1.5-hour guided walking tour of the Museum's neighborhood.
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