Museum Tickets Go on Sale Feb. 22, George Washington’s 285th BirthdayIn honor of George Washington's 285th birthday, general admission tickets to the new Museum of the American Revolution will go on sale on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19. Read Press Release
George Washington’s Headquarters Tent InstalledJanuary 31, 2017 Read Press Release
Sword of Revolutionary War General Hugh Mercer Presented to Museum by St. Andrew’s Society of PhiladelphiaJanuary 12, 2017 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Names Stephen Schwab as New Board MemberJanuary 4, 2017 Read Press Release
“Holy Grail” of American Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation of New Museum Site in PhiladelphiaJanuary 3, 2017 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Board Chairman General John P. JumperDecember 14, 2016 Read Press Release
Give a Unique Holiday Gift from the Museum of the American RevolutionNovember 21, 2016 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Installs 18-Foot Replica of America’s First Liberty TreeNovember 7, 2016 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Michael Viteo as Chief of SecurityNovember 3, 2016 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Mark Turdo as a CuratorNovember 2, 2016 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.