Museum of the American Revolution to Receive Approximately $50 Million from the Estate of H.F. (Gerry) LenfestApril 19, 2022 Read Press Release
Museum Receives $75,000 NEH Planning Grant for “The Declaration’s Journey" Special Exhibition, Set to Open in 2025April 15, 2022 Read Press Release
Dr. Friederike Baer to Launch New Book “Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War” at the Museum, May 12April 14, 2022 Read Press Release
Celebrate Revolutionary Women during Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8April 7, 2022 Read Press Release
Get the Whole Story with National Constitution Center and Museum of the American Revolution Discounted Joint TicketApril 5, 2022 Read Press Release
Museum Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Achievement Award for “When Women Lost the Vote” ExhibitionApril 5, 2022 Read Press Release
Museum Acquires 1774 Printing of Powerful Letter Rebuking Slavery Written by African American Poet Phillis WheatleyMarch 28, 2022 Read Press Release
Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19March 22, 2022 Read Press Release
Explore Life on Land and Sea During a Revolutionary Spring Break, April 9-24March 16, 2022 Read Press Release
Museum Joins Historic District Sites in Partnership in Support of UkraineMarch 15, 2022 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.