Digital Discovery Carts, Tours, and Case Studies
The Museum is continuously working to bring its in-gallery experiences and programming to our digital visitors. Can't make it to the Museum or to our Old City neighborhood in Philadelphia? Check out our growing selection of digital discovery carts featuring replica objects, "walking" tours, case studies, and more.
Digital Discovery Carts
Themed discovery carts offer digital guests a chance to view replica objects and documents to dig deeper into stories and people of the Revolution.
Protest in Early America Discovery Cart
Sergeant John Hawkins' Lost Pack Discovery Cart
James Forten Discovery Cart
Archaeology at the Museum Discovery Cart
Hessians and the 10 Crucial Days Discovery Cart
Louis Cook Discovery Cart
Harry Washington Discovery Cart
Forgotten Revolutionaries: Camp Followers Discovery Cart
Artisans and Makers Discovery Cart
Virtual "Walking" Tours
Explore Revolutionary sites and spaces around historic Philadelphia with facts and commentary on these little-known histories.
A Walk Through George Washington's Philadelphia
Mother Bethel AME Virtual Walking Tour
Thaddeus Kościuszko Virtual Walking Tour
Ona Judge Virtual "Walking" Tour
Virtually Tour the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier
Hamilton Was Here Virtual Walking Tour
Take a closer look objects, artwork, and documents featured in the galleries of the Museum's core exhibition.
Witnesses of the “Shot Heard Round the World"
General George Washington's 'Military Family'
Before Equality: The King in American Life
Symbols of a Developing American Republic
Dive deeper into iconic paintings from the Revolutionary War that are featured in the Museum's collection.
Breaking Down Don Troiani's "Artillery of Independence, Siege of Yorktown" Painting
Breaking Down Don Troiani's "The Boston Massacre, March 5, 1770" Painting
Breaking Down Don Troiani's "Victory or Death, Advance on Trenton" Painting
Breaking Down Xavier della Gatta's Battle of Paoli Painting
Breaking Down Xavier della Gatta's Battle of Germantown Painting
Breaking Down Trego's March to Valley Forge Painting
Wondering how General George Washington's headquarters tent ended up at the Museum? Thinking about how individual artifacts give us a glimpse into Revolutionary events? Browse a selection of videos to explore the American Revolution even further.
We Shall Continue: Celebrating MLK Weekend with the Philadelphia Jazz Project
Making the Museum: Washington's War Tent
Remembering the First Shot of the Revolutionary War
Discovering History: Baroness von Riedesel
Discovering History: Memorialization at the Museum
Object Stories: Educating Citizens
Dive Even Deeper
Take a closer look at compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government.