Museum Wins Prestigious 2021 AASLH Award of Excellence for “Cost of Revolution” ExhibitionJuly 6, 2021 Read Press Release
Long-Lost Revolutionary War Diary of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross, Discovered and Donated to MuseumJuly 2, 2021 Read Press Release
What Does Freedom Mean to You? Celebrate July 4th Week with Special Exhibits and Events for All Ages, June 28 – July 5June 7, 2021 Read Press Release
Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of the American Revolution Offer “Art & America” Special Discounted Joint Ticket this SummerMay 28, 2021 Read Press Release
Celebrate Juneteenth with the Museum Onsite and Online, June 17 - 21June 2, 2021 Read Press Release
"Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today" Special Exhibition Opens Flag Day Weekend, On View June 12 – Sept. 6May 20, 2021 Read Press Release
Giant Recreated Revolutionary War Ship Flags Debut During Flag Day Weekend, Part of Museum’s “True Colours Flag Project”May 20, 2021 Read Press Release
Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-31May 5, 2021 Read Press Release
Museum’s Redesigned Website Named an Honoree by the 25th Annual Webby AwardsMay 3, 2021 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Collections and Exhibitions Dr. Aimee E. NewellApril 22, 2021 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.