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Millionth Visitor Jacob B. poses with costumed interpreters.
Jacob B. (center) was the Museum's millionth visitor.

Huzzah! The Museum of the American Revolution welcomed its one millionth visitor on Thursday, November 18, 2021. The lucky visitor, Jacob B. from Minnesota, received a free Family Membership to the Museum, a bag of Museum gifts, and other surprises.

Throughout the weekend, all visitors are invited to celebrate by posing for a photo at a “Thanks a Million!” selfie station in the lobby to share on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using @AmRevMuseum and #HowRevolutionary. All guests also will receive a free “Thanks a Million!” button to wear home. 

Museum staff members celebrate our millionth visitor.
Guests are invited to pose at a "Thanks a Million!" selfie station throughout the weekend.

The Museum was projected to mark its millionth visitor in the summer of 2020 prior to the pandemic, during which the Museum was closed for nearly nine months. It is now open 7 days a week from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Thanks a million! millionth visitor buttons
Throughout the weekend, visitors will receive a "Thanks a Million!" button to wear home.

The Museum opened in April 2017 and has since welcomed one million visitors from around the world to experience its nuanced, “warts-and-all” (New York Times) telling of the American Revolution. Millions more have experienced its rich, complex, and inspiring story through virtual programs and resources. The Museum will celebrate its fifth anniversary on April 19, 2022.

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 or call 877.740.1776.