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
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.
Conserving Black Founders: How Artifact Conservation Brought an Exhibition to Life
From James Forten to Force 10, the Craft of Traditional Sailmaking Continues Today
Triumphant Lives: The Forten Legacy Fosters Scholarship and Historical Insight
Forten Family Heirlooms on Loan from Descendants in Black Founders Exhibit
Forten Family Artifacts on Loan from Howard University in Black Founders Exhibit
Silhouette Art's Unique Connection to Revolutionary-era Philadelphia
John Adams and Revolutionary Philadelphia's Summer Heat
Battle of Bunker Hill in Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War Exhibit
Founders' Writings on Their Admiration of William Shakespeare
10 Crucial Days Liberty Exhibit Scavenger Hunt
Meet the Figures: Oneida Nation Theater
At the Museum's Oneida Nation Theater, featuring six life-cast figures and a film, meet Oneida people in the midst of a debate about how they will engage in the Revolutionary War.
Looking Through the Silk Screen: Asian People in the American Revolution
Boston Massacre and Propaganda: Changing Depictions of Crispus Attucks
American Flag’s Origins: A Symbol of Unity or Dissent?
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Promises of the American Revolution
5 Pop Culture Portrayals of Benedict Arnold
A Recipe for a Revolutionary Birthday
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.