Halloween Weekend with the MuseumOctober 30-31, 2021
This Halloween weekend, Oct. 30-31, 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!
Onsite | Saturday & Sunday, 1-3 p.m.
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.
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.
Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War
Onsite | Daily
The Museum's newest special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, opens Oct. 16, just in time for your Halloween weekend. The exhibit will immerse visitors in the dramatic and research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani to bring the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution to life.
Onsite | Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. to 3 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.
Health & Safety Note
Costume masks are permitted for guests ages 12 and under; however, costume masks are not a substitute for a face mask, which is required for ages 5 and up at this time.