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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Hours & Admissions

Museum Hours
Daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The Museum is closed on Election Day (next: May 16, 2023), Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Cross Keys Café Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Museum Shop Hours
The Museum Shop is open during the Museum’s operating hours. The Museum’s online shop offers a wide range of books, gifts, and apparel for all ages.

Ways to Save
The Museum offers a number of ways to save on admission. Visit our Hours & Admission page for more information.

Family Four-Pack (Online purchase only) $55
Any Day (No need to pick a specific date or time!) $25
Adults (In-person, walk-up purchase) $24
Adults (Online purchase only) $21
Military, Students & Teachers $19
Seniors (65 & up) $19
Youth (6-17) $13
Children (5 & under) FREE
Members FREE
ACCESS Cardholders & SNAP Recipients FREE

Directions & Parking

101 South Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

The Museum of the American Revolution is conveniently located in Philadelphia's Old City District neighborhood and just steps away from historic Philadelphia attractions like Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, and Independence National Historical Park as well as Penn's Landing and the Delaware River waterfront.

The Museum is within easy reach of Interstate 95 (I-95), Interstate 76 (I-76), Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station, and the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Parking 
The Museum does not have any parking facilities. View a list of parking lots and garages located within easy walking distance of the Museum as well as additional transit options.

Have a question about your upcoming visit?
To help you prepare for your visit, browse our tips for visiting and frequently asked questions.

American Airlines is the preferred airline of the Museum of the American Revolution.

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Walking & Guided Tours

Learn more about the Museum's walking, guided, audio, highlights, and touch tour options to explore the Museum with an expert.

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Museum Map

View the map of the Museum to plan your route through the Museum on your next visit.
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Tips for Visiting

View frequently asked questions about the Museum to help you prepare for your visit.
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Accessibility

Learn more about the Museum's ADA compliant facilities, exhibits, and programs.
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Shop & Dine

Learn more about the Cross Keys Café and Museum Shop located on the first floor of the Museum.
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Book Your Group Visit

The Museum offers in-person and virtual experiences for student, youth, or adult groups to explore the remarkable story of America’s founding.
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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia

Opens Feb. 11, 2023
In the upcoming 2023 special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, the Museum will introduce visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated the American Revolution and cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia to later become leaders in the abolition movement in the lead-up to the Civil War.
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Upcoming Museum Events

Browse all upcoming in-person and virtual lectures, tours, performances, and family-friendly events hosted by the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Kids & Families at the Museum

Learn more about the Museum of the American Revolution's family-friendly activities and experiences we offer as well as suggestions we have for visiting the Museum with children.
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What’s Happening This Week

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Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia exhibit graphic featuring a portrait of James Forten.
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Member Preview of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia Special Exhibit

February 10, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Join us for the Members-only preview of our new exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Members will enjoy refreshments in our member lounge as well as timed access to the exhibition before it opens to the public.
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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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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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