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Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip

Take your class on a behind-the-scenes field trip of the Museum with host Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series of children’s historical fiction novels. Along the way, students will…

  • Meet museum educator Adrienne Whaley and museum curator Matthew Skic
  • See real artifacts and documents from the American Revolution
  • Learn the stories of two teenagers who actually served during the Revolutionary War
  • See the actual tent that George Washington lived in as he traveled with his soldiers

Download the Beyond the Battlefield Classroom Kit (Grades 2-8) that contains a Revolutionary War vocabulary list and discussion questions to supplement your virtual field trip.

Watch the Field Trip

Add to your Virtual Field Trip experience with our free, downloadable scavenger hunt to help guide your virtual visit and test your detective skills. Or download our free bingo boards to challenge your friends and family to an educational game and see who can connect five Museum objects or historical figures in a row first.

Presented in Partnership with Scholastic Inc. 

Virtual Distance Learning Programs

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution's new and exciting virtual distance learning programs for the new school year! Follow up your Virtual Field Trip with a live Q&A with a Museum educator, participate in an engaging activity in the virtual sphere, explore the Virtual Museum Tour with an educator to guide you through the galleries and answer all of your students’ questions, and more.

Book today by calling 267-579-3623 or by emailing