Museum of the American Revolution is Temporarily Closed Due to New Citywide COVID-19 RestrictionsNovember 16, 2020
Free Online Offerings for All Ages Are Always Available
Virtual Events and Programs Will Continue As Scheduled
The Museum of the American Revolution is now temporarily closed to the public through January 1, 2021, in accordance with new guidelines from the City of Philadelphia to reduce the spread of COVID-19. All scheduled onsite programs and events during this time will be cancelled or postponed. The Museum will reopen when City restrictions are lifted.
The Museum is committed to providing a safe environment for our visitors, staff, and community and will continue to follow guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and local and state health organizations. For updates, visit here.
Free Virtual Offerings
The Museum will continue to offer an abundance of free digital resources for all ages, including a recently enhanced Virtual Museum Tour, Virtual Field Trip, archive of Read the Revolution book excerpts and livestreams, comprehensive lesson plans, make-at-home crafts and other activities for families, a digitized collection of the Museum's art and artifacts, and more. Be sure to follow the Museum on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for daily content and updates.
Virtual Events and Programs
While onsite events and programs are cancelled, virtual events will continue as scheduled, including:
- History Explorers Club: Native American Heritage Month, Nov. 18 (ticketed)
- Virtual Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 27 – 29 (free)
- History Explorers Club: Mountains of Ice and Snow, Dec. 16 (ticketed)
- A Virtual Revolutionary Winter Break, Dec. 26 – Jan. 3 (free)
Give the Gift of the Revolution
If you’re looking for a way to support the Museum during this closure, explore our gift-giving options with unique gift ideas for friends or family members of all ages. Gift options range from one-of-a-kind items in our online Museum Shop – with exclusive, limited-time discounts – to gift tickets for an unforgettable experience when the Museum safely reopens or a gift membership for the gift that keeps on giving.
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.