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Public Programs

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Read the Revolution Speaker Series

The Read the Revolution Speaker Series brings celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively, facilitated discussions of their work.
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History After Hours

History After Hours offers extended evening, special themed programs, happy hour specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits.
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Artisan Workshop Series

Learn tricks of 18th-century trades and meet others while discovering new talents in making and doing. Then, try your hand at creating your own replica.
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Citizenship Initiative

The Museum’s Citizenship Initiative supports immigrants pursuing American citizenship by helping them prepare for the United States naturalization test.
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In-Gallery Experience

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In-Gallery Experience

Every day, the Museum is alive with educators who deliver in-gallery talks, tours, and interactive activities. You can step aboard the Privateer Ship and explore a sailor’s sea chest, participate in a free Tableau Talk at one of the tableau scenes in the galleries, and see replica objects at themed Discovery Carts. Daily activities are free with admission.

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Annual Events

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The Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture

The Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture has been established through the generosity of the friends, colleagues, and family of the late Carl M. Buchholz.
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Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Lenfest Award is presented to recipients active in a broad range of fields such as history, education, film-making, writing, media and philanthropy.
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Additional Museum Programs

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2019 International Conference on the American Revolution

The 2019 International Conference on the American Revolution coincided with the Museum's special exhibit, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier.
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Traveling Lecture Program

Join a museum educator for an illuminating talk designed to take place at your location. Choose from six exciting topics that will pique your audience’s interest in the Revolutionary Era.
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