Sail into spring weekends throughout April with our Black Founders exhibit, family-friendly activities, and more. Plan Your Visit

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Neighborhood Walking Tours

Saturdays: Forten's Philadelphia | 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 James Forten's life and legacy in Philadelphia 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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    Apr 01
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    Sail into Spring Weekends at the Museum

    Saturdays & Sundays in April
    Join the Museum on Saturdays and Sundays throughout April to explore life at sea during the Revolutionary War with a new special exhibit, family-friendly crafts and activities, and more.
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    May 13
    A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

    Mother's Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    May 13-14, 2023
    Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women that played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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    May 27
    The Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier with a statue of George Washington in Washington Square Park in Philadelphia.

    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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    Jul 01
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    Fourth of July Weekend 2023 at the Museum

    July 1-4, 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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    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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