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MoAR Carved Pumpkins

This Halloween weekend, Oct. 29-30, join us at the Museum and online for Revolutionary family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demonstrations, Revolutionary stencils for your jack-o-lantern, and more. Plus, children ages 12 and under who wear a costume on their visit get $2 off admission!

Turnip-Carving Demonstrations
Onsite | Schedule TBA
Learn from a Museum educator how early Americans in the Revolutionary era carved turnips — not pumpkins — to ward away evil spirits and watch a demonstration on how they were carved.

Pumpkin-Carving Stencils
Online | Anytime
With All Hallows' Eve quickly approaching, we know that choosing the perfect jack-o-lantern pattern can add some unneeded stress. We've created five pumpkin carving stencils to make your Halloween truly Revolutionary so that you can focus on planning the perfect trick-or-treating route.

Revolution Place
Onsite | Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Explore the Museum’s family-friendly discovery center, Revolution Place, which brings to life the Museum’s lively, diverse Old City neighborhood during the 1700s and invites visitors to learn through hands-on exploration.

Event details and programming are subject to change at any time.

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5 Pumpkin Carving Stencils for a Revolutionary Halloween

Download the full printable PDF version of the Museum's Halloween pumpkin carving stencils.
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Two Asian American female children utilize the objects within Revolution Place. They are both seated at a wooden table. The child on the left is writing with a quill pen and smiling, while the child on the right is pretended to pour cream into her silver teacup. On the table to her left is a silver tea pot.
 

Revolution Place

Summer Hours: Daily from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Museum’s family-friendly discovery center, Revolution Place, brings to life the Museum’s lively, diverse Old City neighborhood during the 1700s and invites visitors to learn through hands-on exploration.
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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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