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Celebrate the Freedom Stories of Black Revolutionaries This Juneteenth at the Museum

May 23, 2024 Read Press Release

Learn About Flags, Celebrate Dad, and More Over Flag Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

May 8, 2024 Read Press Release

Author and Historian John Gilbert McCurdy to Launch New Book “Vicious and Immoral: Homosexuality, the American Revolution, and the Trials of Robert Newburgh” at the Museum on June 6

April 30, 2024 Read Press Release

Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution with Theatrical Performances, Crafts, Guided Tours, and More

April 25, 2024 Read Press Release

Pride Month Observed with Special Installations and Programming Throughout the Month of June

April 17, 2024 Read Press Release

Celebrate Revolutionary Women Past and Present this Mother’s Day Weekend, May 11-12

April 11, 2024 Read Press Release

Rare, Newly Discovered Eyewitness Sketch of Continental Army Sheds New Light on Wartime Life

March 26, 2024 Read Press Release

AmRev Presents: French History Night, Apr. 19

March 14, 2024 Read Press Release

Kids Can Explore History Through Hands-On Games, Crafts, and More at New, Immersive Day Camps at the Museum, April 10 & 23

March 12, 2024 Read Press Release

March into Spring Break at the Museum, March 23 – April 7

February 28, 2024 Read Press Release
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Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling
Museum of the American Revolution, Funded by the National Park Service Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail
The Deborah and London Tableau figure at the Finding Freedom interactive in the galleries.
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A high up view of the War at Sea gallery in the Museum of the American Revolution featuring a sloop
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PBS NewsHour: Philadelphia’s ‘Liberty’ exhibit spotlights role of people of color in American Revolution

October 2021

John Yang reports on the Museum's work to tell a more inclusive story of the American Revolution by introducing visitors to the diverse people critical to building the nation for PBS NewsHour.

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CBS Sunday Morning: Inside the Museum of the American Revolution

June 2019

Martha Teichner reports on the Museum, which features a look at how the war changed life for African Americans and Native Americans, for CBS Sunday Morning.

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New York Times: A New Museum of the American Revolution, Warts and All

April 2017

Read more about the Museum's April 2017 opening and the "rock-star object in the collection," George Washington's headquarters tent, from the New York Times.

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Washington Post: Museum of the American Revolution set to open in Philadelphia

April 2017

Learn more about the Museum of the American Revolution's opening in April 2017 from the Washington Post.

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The New York Review of Books: Camping with Honest George

March 2018

T.H. Breen writes how the Museum gives visitors a sense of the personal sacrifice and frustrated aspirations of those who saw the Revolution as an opportunity to achieve personal liberty.

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