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Hessian Holiday Performance Blends Historical Storytelling with 18th-Century Music from Tempesta di Mare Musicians, Dec. 28

December 7, 2021 Read Press Release

Explore Snowy Stories and Wintertime Scenes During a Revolutionary Winter Break, Dec. 26 – Jan. 2

November 30, 2021 Read Press Release

Danielle Allen to Discuss Groundbreaking Book “Our Declaration," Jan. 27

November 24, 2021 Read Press Release

Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes its Millionth Visitor

November 19, 2021 Read Press Release

Give the Gift of the Revolution! Holiday Gift Ideas from the Museum

November 9, 2021 Read Press Release

Bring the Whole Family to the Museum this Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 26 – 28

November 8, 2021 Read Press Release

Free Admission for Veterans, Active Military, and Blue Star Families During Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11 - 14

October 28, 2021 Read Press Release

The British Are Back! Living History Event on November 6 Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia

October 20, 2021 Read Press Release

Celebrate a Revolutionary Halloween Weekend with Turnip-Carving Demos and More, Oct. 30-31

October 1, 2021 Read Press Release

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Historian Dr. Gordon S. Wood to Launch New Book “Power and Liberty” at the Museum, Oct. 26

September 28,2021 Read Press Release
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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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