Museum Acquires Sea Chest of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy RossNovember 7, 2019 Read Press Release
Author and Historian T. H. Breen to Explore Lives of the Ordinary Men and Women of the RevolutionNovember 6, 2019 Read Press Release
FBI Solves 50 Year Cold Case Enabling Revolutionary War Era Firearm To Be Reclaimed And Put On DisplayNovember 1, 2019 Read Press Release
Philly Improv Theater Brings Hit Show to History After-Hours Event, Nov. 19October 23, 2019 Read Press Release
Museum Honors Nation's Veterans During Veterans Day WeekendOctober 16, 2019 Read Press Release
Explore a Darker Side of History at “All the Gory Details” After-Hours Event, Oct. 29October 11, 2019 Read Press Release
An Evening with Martin Mansergh and Irish Ambassador Daniel Mulhall Discussing “The American Revolution and Ireland,” Oct. 1September 3, 2019 Read Press Release
The British Are Coming Back! Living History Weekend Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Sept. 28-29August 27, 2019 Read Press Release
New York Times Bestselling Author Stedman Graham to Discuss New Book on Identity Leadership, Sept. 18August 26, 2019 Read Press Release
Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch III to Discuss New Book Oct. 15 as Part of National TourAugust 20, 2019 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.