Museum Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities GrantApril 7, 2020 Read Press Release
Museum Hosts Free “Virtual Spring Break” from April 6-17March 31, 2020 Read Press Release
Explore the Museum from Anywhere with Virtual Gallery Tours and MoreMarch 16, 2020 Read Press Release
Harvard University’s Dr. Vincent Brown to Discuss New Book on 18th-Century Slave Rebellion Tacky’s Revolt, Feb. 12January 14, 2020 Read Press Release
Dr. Stephen Brumwell to Present a Provocative Interpretation of Benedict Arnold’s Journey from Hero to Traitor, Jan. 30January 8, 2020 Read Press Release
Watch (and Learn!) Irish Social Dances at “A Winter’s Ball,” Jan. 21January 07, 2020 Read Press Release
Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform a Lyrical MLK Celebration, Jan. 18January 5, 2020 Read Press Release
Create Your Own Superpowered Historical Figure During “Cartooning Around” Workshop, Dec. 29December 17, 2019 Read Press Release
Enjoy the Music of 18th-Century Ireland this Holiday Season, Dec. 26-30December 11, 2019 Read Press Release
Mark R. Shenkman Named to Museum of the American Revolution’s Board of DirectorsDecember 9, 2019 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.