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Celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day at the Museum, May 11-12

April 26, 2018 Read Press Release

Museum Honors America’s First Fallen Soldiers and Sailors During Memorial Day Weekend

April 26, 2018 Read Press Release

Family Donates Rare Hand-Written Journal of Revolutionary-Era Prisoner-of-War to Museum

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A Hamilton Experience, A New Discovery Center, Audio Tours and More in Museum’s Second Year

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Celebrate Revolutionary Women with a Mother’s Day Tea Featuring Special Guest Martha Washington

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Historian Holger Hoock Examines America’s Shockingly Violent Inception, May 8

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How Can Augmented Reality Enhance Public History? Panel Discussion with West Point, April 20

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Lancaster Native Donates Revolutionary War Toy Set to Museum of the American Revolution

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History Museums’ Super Bowl Wager to Be Fulfilled April 17

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Michael C. Quinn Steps Down as CEO After Distinguished Tenure

March 22, 2018 Read Press Release
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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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A high up view of the War at Sea gallery in the Museum of the American Revolution featuring a sloop
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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.


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.


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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