Explore James Forten’s Life and Legacy with Historian and Author Dr. Julie Winch and Forten Descendant Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs, April 12Mar 17, 2023 Read Press Release
Sail into Spring at the Museum Every Weekend in AprilMarch 14, 2023 Read Press Release
Decades After Thefts, Stolen Artifacts Recovered and Returned to Museums, Historical SocietiesMarch 13, 2023 Read Press Release
"Black Founders" Women’s History Night with Award-Winning Author Dr. Kerri Greenidge, March 24March 3, 2023 Read Press Release
Celebrate Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month this MarchFebruary 22, 2023 Read Press Release
Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award for African American Interpretive ProgramFebruary 15, 2023 Read Press Release
Panelists Errin Haines and Dr. Jesse McCarthy to Discuss “A Way Forward” During Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted with the Dennis Farm, Feb. 25February 13, 2023 Read Press Release
Ancestry® and Museum of the American Revolution Partner to Digitize Archive Connected to Black and Native American Soldiers from the Revolutionary WarFebruary 9, 2023 Read Press Release
Explore the Life and Legacy of George Washington and the Diverse People of His 18th-Century World during Presidents Day Weekend, Feb. 18-20January 23, 2023 Read Press Release
Celebrate Black History Month with “Black Founders” Exhibit Opening and Special Events for All Ages this FebruaryJanuary 19, 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.