March into Spring Break at the Museum with the Whole Family, March 26 - April 12March 2, 2021
Attention! To the front! March! March into Spring Break at the Museum of the American Revolution and explore what life was like for the Continental Army and its followers with special pop-up talks, take-and-make crafts, and activities for all ages from Friday, March 26 – Monday, April 12, 2021.
At the Museum, board a privateer ship to learn about life at sea, walk beneath the branches of a life-sized Liberty Tree, and experience the front lines of battle through immersive galleries, theater experiences, and original artifacts. Enjoy a clean, crowd-free experience thanks to our enhanced health and safety protocols.
Spring Break Schedule:
Friday, March 26 – Sunday, March 28 from 10 a.m. -5 p.m.
Thursday, April 1 – Monday, April 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday April 8 – Monday, April 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
All Spring Break activities are included with regular Museum admission. Children ages 5 and under are always free! Be sure to book your tickets in advance to guarantee entry by visiting www.amrevmuseum.org or by calling 215.253.6731.
Spring Break Highlights:
Discovery Cart: Soldier’s Pack
On Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., at a contactless Discovery Cart, meet a Museum educator and view a recreated soldier’s uniform and replica objects that Continental Army soldiers would carry in their knapsacks, such as a fire-starting kit and a 18th-century whirligig.
Grab a take-and-make craft and activity kit with the instructions and supplies to continue your experience at home. Throughout Spring Break, create a tin punch decoration, make a Hessian helmet, try your hand at the German papercutting technique called Scherenschnitte, sew a pincushion, make a whirligig, and more.
10-Minute Pop-Up Talks
Did you know that women and free people of color could vote in New Jersey during the Revolutionary era? Enjoy family-friendly 10-minute pop-up talks in the galleries to learn more about a new tableau scene depicting three women gathering to vote at the Rocky Hill Inn in New Jersey in 1801.
When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807
Don’t miss the Museum’s special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which is on view through April 25. The exhibition is integrated within the Museum’s core galleries and connected with a free audio tour. Activity-packed, printed Family Guides are available to help all ages explore the exhibit. Be sure to cast a ballot at our voting selfie station to get an “I Vote” sticker. A free virtual version of the exhibition is available online anytime.
Spring Break Digital Resources
Can’t make it out to the Museum or want to continue learning from home? Explore our make-at-home crafts and activities, Artisan Field Trips, theatrical performances, online interactive features, and much more. Plus, explore stories from the Museum’s galleries from anywhere with our Virtual Museum. More information here.
About Museum of the American Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution uncovers and shares compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government. Through the Museum’s unmatched collection, immersive galleries, powerful theater experiences, and interactive elements, visitors gain a deeper appreciation for how this nation came to be and feel inspired to consider their role in ensuring that the promise of the American Revolution endures. Located just steps away from Independence Hall, the Museum serves as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context, and encouraging exploration. The Museum, which opened on April 19, 2017, is a private, non-profit, and non-partisan organization. For more information, visit www.AmRevMuseum.org or call 877.740.1776.