Spring Break: Spring Training with the MuseumMarch 26-April 12, 2021
Attention! To the front! March! March into spring break and discover the efforts of Revolutionary-era Philadelphians who helped prepare the Continental Army's supplies each spring during the Revolutionary War. Band together with us on-site and online to learn more and recreate their efforts with in-gallery talks, take-and-make crafts and activities, and much more.
Contactless Discovery Cart: Soldier’s Pack
On-site | Weekends
Meet a Museum educator and view replica objects to learn more about what Continental Army soldiers would carry in their knapsack.
Take-and-Make Crafts & Activities
On-site | Daily
Grab a take-and-make craft and activity kit with instructions and supplies to continue your experience at home.
10-Minute In-Gallery Talks: When Women Lost the Vote Tableau
On-site | Weekends
Enjoy a 10-minute pop-up talk at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau to learn more about the scene, which depicts three women gathering at the Rocky Hill Inn in Montgomery Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, for a state election held in 1801, inspired by the Museum’s poll list discoveries.
Spring Training Digital Resources
Online | Anytime
Can’t make it out to the Museum or want to continue learning from home? Explore our make-at-home crafts and activities, Artisan Field Trip living history interviews, first-person theatrical performances, online interactive features, and much more. Plus, explore stories from the Museum’s galleries from anywhere – like that of Benjamin Flower, who commanded a group of artificers that made and repaired cartridge boxes, canteens, and cannon carriages for the Continental Army – with our Virtual Museum Tour.
When Women Lost the Vote Special Exhibit
On-site & Online | Daily
Don’t miss the Museum’s current special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explores the little-known story of women and free people of color voting in Revolutionary-era New Jersey. The exhibition is integrated within the Museum’s core exhibition and connected with a free audio tour. The exhibit is now available virtually through a robust, free online experience.