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Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War

Open through September 5, 2022

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New Special Exhibition Now Open

The Museum's new special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, immerses 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. The exhibit also unveils Troiani’s latest canvas, a painting of the young African American sailor and Philadelphian James Forten witnessing Black and Native American troops in the ranks of the Continental Army as they march past Independence Hall on their way to Yorktown, Virginia.

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It's the Season of Giving!

Let the Museum help you find the perfect gift for your friends and family this holiday season. From gift memberships to unique gift options for all ages in the Museum Shop, we have meaningful gifts for everyone on your list.

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Now Open: Daily, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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The Museum is currently offering two ticket discounts available with online purchase only, including a Family Four-Pack (two adult GA tickets and two youth GA tickets) for $51 as well as Adult GA tickets for $19 ($21 if purchased at the Museum).

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Ticket Discount Offer with AAMP

Offer now available!

Visitors can save up to $6 per person when they get tickets to both the Museum and the African American Museum in Philadelphia (AAMP), with reduced parking at AAMP available upon request. Discounts can be redeemed by showing museum ticket stubs at the front desk.

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Washington-Rochambeau Route

Over 680 miles of land and water trails

From New Hampshire to Virginia, the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route connects major metropolitan areas, state and national parks, historic and scenic trails, and countless other historic sites, including the Museum, on the same routes the American and French soldiers took in 1781 and 1782.

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Health & Safety Protocols

Learn more about the health and safety measures in place to ensure the safest and most enjoyable experience for all, including reduced capacity, advance online ticket purchasing, and enhanced sanitizing and cleaning protocols.

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Recently Unveiled: "Brave Men as Ever Fought" Painting

Historical artist Don Troiani's latest work was unveiled in September 2021 in a ceremony at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

Members of the First Rhode Island Regiment of Foot living history group unveil "Brave Men as Ever Fought" painting.
Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling

"Brave Men as Ever Fought"

Troiani's painting, commissioned by the Museum, features a scene depicting a young James Forten witnessing Black and Native American troops marching past the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on Sept. 2, 1781. The painting is on display in our new special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War.

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