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Bring the Whole Family to the Museum this Thanksgiving Weekend for Ornament-Making, Holiday Shopping, and More, Nov. 25 – 27

October 25, 2022 Read Press Release

Free Admission for Veterans, Military, and Blue Star Families During Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11 - 13

October 13, 2022 Read Press Release

The British Are Back! “Occupied Philadelphia” Living History Event Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Nov. 5-6

October 5, 2022 Read Press Release

Newly Acquired Portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor Officially Unveiled During Hispanic Heritage Month

October 3, 2022 Read Press Release

Turnip-Carving Demos and More Festive Fun at the Museum During Halloween Weekend, Oct. 29-30

Sep 27, 2022 Read Press Release

Author and Historian William Hogeland to Discuss “Hamilton’s Hub” and the Legacy of the First Bank of the United States, October 18

September 22, 2022 Read Press Release

Explore Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, October 8-10

September 15, 2022 Read Press Release

Museum of the American Revolution Names John A. Catsimatidis, Jr. and Alan H. Fleischmann to Board of Directors

September 9, 2022 Read Press Release

Celebrate Constitution Day with Family-Friendly “State Constitutions Palooza," Sept. 17 – 18

August 23, 2022 Read Press Release

Museum Relaunches Monthly Sensory-Friendly Mornings, Beginning Sept. 11

August 22, 2022 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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New York Times
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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