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Beyond the Battlefield: A Virtual Field Trip

Take your family on a behind-the-scenes field trip of the Museum with host Lauren Tarshis, author of the I Survived series of children’s historical fiction novels.

Plus, enhance your Virtual Field Trip with a downloadable classroom kit, scavenger hunt, and bingo boards.

The Beyond the Battlefield Virtual Field Trip is presented in partnership with Scholastic Inc.

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Family-Friendly Resources

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At Home Crafts & Activities

Check out a selection of historically inspired crafts and activities below that families can make and do at home.
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Coloring Book Pages

Color the Museum's collection and more with free coloring book pages to download and print from home.
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Virtual Readings and Books for Kids

Browse a curated collection of excerpts from exciting, thought-provoking books about the American Revolution — for kids!
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First-Person Theatrical Performances

The Museum's original first-person theatrical performances bring to life the diverse lives, perspectives, and experiences of people from the Revolutionary era.
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Living History Demonstrations

Dive deeper into Revolutionary era living history with Artisan Field Trips, Meet the Revolution! interviews, cooking demos, and more.
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Digital Discovery Carts, Tours, and Case Studies

Can't make it to the Museum or to our Old City neighborhood in Philadelphia? Check out our growing selection of digital resources to visit from anywhere.
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Virtual Museum Tour

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Explore the Museum's immersive galleries from anywhere at any time through 360-degree panoramic images and audio tour, introduced by Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas.

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History Explorers Club

Our monthly virtual kids club, the History Explorers Club, investigates the people, places, and events of the American Revolution through games, art, stories, and other interactive activities.
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Family Memberships

Get all General Museum Member benefits, including free general admission, access to Member-exclusive events, special Members-only discounts in the Museum Shop and Cross Keys Café, and more, for two adults and up to four children!

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Family Programs are supported by a major grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

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