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Henry Louis Gates Jr. to be Awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award on June 9

April 26, 2022 Read Press Release

Museum of the American Revolution to Receive Approximately $50 Million from the Estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest

April 19, 2022 Read Press Release

Museum Receives $75,000 NEH Planning Grant for “The Declaration’s Journey" Special Exhibition, Set to Open in 2025

April 15, 2022 Read Press Release

Dr. Friederike Baer to Launch New Book “Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War” at the Museum, May 12

April 14, 2022 Read Press Release

Celebrate Revolutionary Women during Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8

April 7, 2022 Read Press Release

Get the Whole Story with National Constitution Center and Museum of the American Revolution Discounted Joint Ticket

April 5, 2022 Read Press Release

Museum Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Achievement Award for “When Women Lost the Vote” Exhibition

April 5, 2022 Read Press Release

Museum Acquires 1774 Printing of Powerful Letter Rebuking Slavery Written by African American Poet Phillis Wheatley

March 28, 2022 Read Press Release

Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19

March 22, 2022 Read Press Release

Explore Life on Land and Sea During a Revolutionary Spring Break, April 9-24

March 16, 2022 Read Press Release
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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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