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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. Along the way, you will…

  • Meet museum educator Adrienne Whaley and museum curator Matthew Skic
  • See real artifacts and documents from the American Revolution
  • Learn the stories of two teenagers who actually served during the Revolutionary War
  • See the actual tent that George Washington lived in as he traveled with his soldiers

Download the Beyond the Battlefield Classroom Kit (Grades 2-8) that contains a Revolutionary War vocabulary list and discussion questions to supplement your virtual field trip.

Watch the Virtual Field Trip

Presented In Partnership with Scholastic Inc.

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Add to your Virtual Field Trip experience with our free, downloadable scavenger hunt to help guide your virtual visit and test your detective skills. Or download our free bingo boards to challenge your friends and family to an educational game and see who can connect five Museum objects or historical figures in a row first.

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Explore the Museum's new and exciting virtual distance learning programs for the new school year and learn how to book yours today.
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For Kids & Families

Inspire the next generation of revolutionaries with hands-on activities, crafts, books, digital experiences, and more.
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For Students & Educators

Engage your students with the dramatic story of America's Founding with our in-person, in-class, homeschool, and virtual learning resources.
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