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Museum Wins Prestigious 2021 AASLH Award of Excellence for “Cost of Revolution” Exhibition

July 6, 2021 Read Press Release

Long-Lost Revolutionary War Diary of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross, Discovered and Donated to Museum

July 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 5

June 7, 2021 Read Press Release

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of the American Revolution Offer “Art & America” Special Discounted Joint Ticket this Summer

May 28, 2021 Read Press Release

Celebrate Juneteenth with the Museum Onsite and Online, June 17 - 21

June 2, 2021 Read Press Release

"Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today" Special Exhibition Opens Flag Day Weekend, On View June 12 – Sept. 6

May 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 27-31

May 5, 2021 Read Press Release

Museum’s Redesigned Website Named an Honoree by the 25th Annual Webby Awards

May 3, 2021 Read Press Release

Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Collections and Exhibitions Dr. Aimee E. Newell

April 22, 2021 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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