Henry Louis Gates Jr. Awarded 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at Sold-Out Gala on June 9June 15, 2022 Read Press Release
Museum Wins Prestigious 2022 AASLH Award of Excellence for “When Women Lost the Vote” Special ExhibitionJune 15, 2022 Read Press Release
Celebrate July 4th Weekend with Special Exhibits, Events, and Activities for All Ages, July 1 – 5June 10, 2022 Read Press Release
Enjoy an Evening Conversation with Nationally Renowned Historical Artist Don Troiani Onsite and Online, June 28June 1, 2022 Read Press Release
Nearly 50 Painters and Sculptors to Display Military Miniatures at the Museum During Father’s Day Weekend, June 18 – 19May 23, 2022 Read Press Release
Explore Stories of Unsung Black Revolutionaries During Juneteenth Weekend at the Museum, June 18 – 20May 19, 2022 Read Press Release
Celebrate Flag Day Weekend with Flag-Themed Crafts, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 11 – 14Monday, May 16, 2022 Read Press Release
Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-30May 2, 2022 Read Press Release
Experience 18th-Century Skills and Trades at a Weekend Living History Event, May 14-15April 28, 2022 Read Press Release
Henry Louis Gates Jr. to be Awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award on June 9April 26, 2022 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.