Former President Obama to Deliver Keynote Address from Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution as Part of Democratic National ConventionAugust 19, 2020 Read Press Release
Museum Announces Newly Expanded Positions in Education, Community Engagement and 250th Initiatives in the Lead-Up to 2026August 17, 2020 Read Press Release
"When Women Lost the Vote" Special Exhibition Scheduled to Open Oct. 2August 12, 2020 Read Press Release
Ray Halbritter, Leader of the Oneida Indian Nation, Joins Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson for AmRev360 EpisodeAugust 11, 2020 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Set to Reopen Sept. 3, with Special Member Access Beginning August 20July 29, 2020 Read Press Release
Museum Wins PA Museums’ Statewide Institutional Award of Merit for “Hamilton Was Here” Special ExhibitionJuly 23, 2020 Read Press Release
Master Ceramicist Michelle Erickson Recreates Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia-Made Porcelain Pickle Stand in New VideoJuly 7, 2020 Read Press Release
Museum Names Oncologist and Ret. U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Dr. Edith P. Mitchell to Board of DirectorsJune 30, 2020 Read Press Release
Celebrate July 4th with a Week of Free Virtual Experiences for All AgesJune 19, 2020 Read Press Release
Historian Dr. Caitlin Fitz to Discuss Latin American Independence and the American Revolution in Free Virtual Event June 30June 16, 2020 Read Press Release
Featured Press Clips
PBS NewsHour: Philadelphia’s ‘Liberty’ exhibit spotlights role of people of color in American RevolutionOctober 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.
CBS Sunday Morning: Inside the Museum of the American RevolutionJune 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.
New York Times: A New Museum of the American Revolution, Warts and AllApril 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.
Washington Post: Museum of the American Revolution set to open in PhiladelphiaApril 2017
Learn more about the Museum of the American Revolution's opening in April 2017 from the Washington Post.
The New York Review of Books: Camping with Honest GeorgeMarch 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.