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Only Two Months Left to See Groundbreaking Special Exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, On View Through Nov. 26

Sept. 25, 2023 Read Press Release

Local Business Leaders Join the Museum to Explore Philadelphia’s Legacy of Black Entrepreneurship at Evening Panel Discussion, Oct. 19

September 18, 2023 Read Press Release

Explore Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, October 7-9

Sept. 6, 2023 Read Press Release

Revolutionary War Sword of Commodore John Barry on Display Beginning Sept. 13

Sept. 1, 2023 Read Press Release

Historic Forten Family Bible Donated to Museum of the American Revolution by Descendants of James Forten

August 15, 2023 Read Press Release

Free Admission for Kids During Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 2-4

August 14, 2023 Read Press Release

Rare 1823 Engraved Printing of the Declaration of Independence Now on View

August 2, 2023 Read Press Release

Museum’s Living History Youth Summer Institute Returns in July and August

July 27, 2023 Read Press Release

New 360-Degree Virtual Tour of Groundbreaking Special Exhibit "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Now Available

July 19, 2023 Read Press Release

Museum's “Revolution at the Library” Partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia Returns this Summer

July 17, 2023 Read Press Release
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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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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.

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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.

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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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