How Will You Be the Revolution? Museum to Create Flag with 10,000 Personalized Ribbons During Weeklong July 4th CelebrationMay 20, 2019 Read Press Release
Tickets Now on Sale for 2019-2020 Special Exhibition “Cost of Revolution" at the Museum of the American Revolution, Sept. 28 – March 17May 15, 2019 Read Press Release
Forty Historic 13-Star Flags to be Displayed Together for the First Time Beginning Flag Day, June 14 – July 21May 13, 2019 Read Press Release
Museum Hosts “Seafarers and Stargazers” After-Hours Event, May 21May 7, 2019 Read Press Release
Revolutionize Your Summer Vacation at the Museum of the American RevolutionMay 6, 2019 Read Press Release
Museum Honors America’s First Fallen Soldiers During Memorial Day WeekendApril 26, 2019 Read Press Release
Celebrate Revolutionary Women with a Mother’s Day Tea Featuring Special Guest Martha Washington, May 12April 19, 2019 Read Press Release
Author and Historian Virginia DeJohn Anderson Explores the Intertwining Lives of a Revolutionary Spy and LoyalistApril 17, 2019 Read Press Release
Lenfest Award Presented to Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns at the Museum of the American RevolutionApril 15, 2019 Read Press Release
Film Screening and Discussion with Historian and “Photo Detective” Maureen Taylor and Filmmaker Pam Pacelli CooperApril 12, 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.