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MoAR Carved Pumpkins

This Halloween weekend, Oct. 29-31, 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, wear a costume on your visit, and get $2 off admission!

Turnip-Carving Demonstrations
Onsite | Daily
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.

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.

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.

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Mar Pumpkin Designs Snake
 

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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Don Troiani's Victory or Death, Advance on Trenton 1776
Victory or Death, Advance on Trenton (Courtesy of Don Troiani) 

Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

October 16, 2021 - September 5, 2022
The Museum's upcoming special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, 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.
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A mother and her two children, wearing masks, explore the galleries.
 

Health & Safety at the Museum

Learn more about the Museum's health and safety protocols for visitors and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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