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18 Memorable Museum Moments from 2018

December 20, 2018 Read Press Release

Launch Event for New Young Adult Book on Ona Judge, George Washington’s Runaway Slave, Jan. 13

December 13, 2018 Read Press Release

Author and Historian Mary Sarah Bilder Challenges Traditional Views on How James Madison Shaped the U.S. Constitution, Jan. 31

December 17, 2018 Read Press Release

New Book Uses Archaeological Finds to Tell the Story of Philadelphia’s Transformation From the 17th Century to Today

December 14, 2018 Read Press Release

Museum President Dr. Scott Stephenson to Appear in an Episode of TLC’S ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ December 17

December 6, 2018 Read Press Release

Celebrate the Season of Sweets with "Cookies and Cocktails" After-Hours Event on Dec. 11

November 27, 2018 Read Press Release

Explore 18th-Century Life in Philadelphia this Winter Break

November 27, 2018 Read Press Release

Politics, Porcelain and Revolution: A Discussion and Demonstration with Ceramicist Michelle Erickson

November 15, 2018 Read Press Release

Portraits from Australia and Ireland to Anchor 2019-2020 Exhibit "Cost of Revolution"

November 14, 2018 Read Press Release

Descendent of Alexander Hamilton Loans Family Heirlooms to Museum

November 13, 2018 Read Press Release
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Featured Press Clips

Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling
Museum of the American Revolution, Funded by the National Park Service Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail
The Deborah and London Tableau figure at the Finding Freedom interactive in the galleries.
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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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