Only Two Months Left to See Groundbreaking Special Exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, On View Through Nov. 26Sept. 25, 2023 Read Press Release
Local Business Leaders Join the Museum to Explore Philadelphia’s Legacy of Black Entrepreneurship at Evening Panel Discussion, Oct. 19September 18, 2023 Read Press Release
Explore Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, October 7-9Sept. 6, 2023 Read Press Release
Revolutionary War Sword of Commodore John Barry on Display Beginning Sept. 13Sept. 1, 2023 Read Press Release
Historic Forten Family Bible Donated to Museum of the American Revolution by Descendants of James FortenAugust 15, 2023 Read Press Release
Free Admission for Kids During Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 2-4August 14, 2023 Read Press Release
Rare 1823 Engraved Printing of the Declaration of Independence Now on ViewAugust 2, 2023 Read Press Release
Museum’s Living History Youth Summer Institute Returns in July and AugustJuly 27, 2023 Read Press Release
New 360-Degree Virtual Tour of Groundbreaking Special Exhibit "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Now AvailableJuly 19, 2023 Read Press Release
Museum's “Revolution at the Library” Partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia Returns this SummerJuly 17, 2023 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.