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A Costumed Living History Interpreter showing a young child a canteen over Labor Day Weekend

Join us for an interactive History Explorer Meet-Up where you’ll enlist in the Continental Army and decide what you’re going to take with you in your haversack, like a Revolutionary-era backpack! In most soldiers’ packs, they would carry most of their equipment, including blankets, utensils, extra clothing, toys, and maybe a memory from home. Pick and choose what you think would be the most important things to take with you using the Museum’s own hands-on replica objects and try your best to march with them! Will you be able to carry it all, or will you have to choose to leave something behind?

Kids are invited to take the lead in this interactive, hands-on program, which runs for about 20 minutes and takes place in the Museum's Robert A. M. Stern Rotunda. This History Explorer Meet-Up is great for kids 7-11 but open to kids of any age.

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A Revolutionary Summer

Throughout A Revolutionary Summer, the Museum's special events and exhibits offer visitors of all ages the opportunity to explore the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance.
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History Explorers

As a History Explorer, meet with Museum staff and special guests to play games, make art, hear stories, solve riddles, and explore the people, places, and events of the American Revolution.
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Jun 30
 

Fourth of July Weekend 2023 at the Museum

June 30 - July 4, 2023
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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