Gather at the Museum Over Thanksgiving Weekend for the Final Days of Black Founders Special Exhibit and Festivities for the Whole Family, Nov. 24 – 26November 1, 2023 Read Press Release
Ancestry and Museum of the American Revolution Launch Free Digitized Archive Connected to Black and Native American Soldiers from the Revolutionary WarOctober 25, 2023 Read Press Release
Author Tim McGrath Joins the Museum to Explore Commodore John Barry’s Role in the Continental Navy, Nov. 15October 23, 2023 Read Press Release
Free Admission for Veterans, Military, and Blue Star Families During Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 10 – 12Oct. 6, 2023 Read Press Release
The British Are Back! “Occupied Philadelphia” Living History Event Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Oct. 28-29October 2, 2023 Read Press Release
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
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.