Descendant of Declaration of Independence Signer Loans Rare 1776 Printing of the Declaration to Museum in Time for July 4June 18, 2020 Read Press Release
Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of the American Revolution Offer “Art & Revolution” Special Discounted Joint Ticket this SummerJune 19, 2020 Read Press Release
Revolutionary War Diary Reveals New Details about Deborah Sampson, Who Disguised Herself as a Man to Join the Continental ArmyJuly 3, 2019 Read Press Release
Museum Names Karen Dougherty Buchholz and Paul Lockhart as New Board MembersJuly 3, 2019 Read Press Release
An Escape Room, Rum Punch Challenge and More as Part of “Bros and Foes” After-Hours Event, July 23July 10, 2019 Read Press Release
Tickets Now on Sale for 2019 International Conference on the American Revolution, Oct. 3 – 5July 11, 2019 Read Press Release
“Sounds of the Revolution” Series of Free Musical Performances, Saturdays from July 13 – August 17July 11, 2019 Read Press Release
Museum Releases New Book on Discovery of Revolutionary-Era Watercolor Depicting George Washington’s War TentJuly 24, 2019 Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Launches Virtual Museum TourJuly 30, 2019 Read Press Release
Museum Pilots Citizenship Initiative to Prepare Philadelphia-Area Immigrants to Become Engaged U.S. CitizensAugust 5, 2019 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.