Groundbreaking Special Exhibition "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Opens in February 2023November 3, 2022 Read Press Release
Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling about Scottish Heritage and the American RevolutionNovember 7, 2022 Read Press Release
“Winter Weekends” in December Feature Musical Performances, a Silhouette Artist, Ornament-Making, and More Festive FunNovember 15, 2022 Read Press Release
Give the Gift of the Revolution! Holiday Gift Ideas from the MuseumNovember 17, 2022 Read Press Release
Explore Revolutionary-Era Holidays on the Homefront with Festive Music, Snowy Stories, and More during Winter Break, Dec. 26 – 31December 6, 2022 Read Press Release
Delve Deeper into the Origins, People, and Events of the American Revolution with a Live Virtual Course, Jan. 5 – Feb. 2Dec 12, 2022 Read Press Release
Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 14-16December 20, 2022 Read Press Release
Author and Historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera to Discuss Recent Book on the Continental Army’s Encampment at Valley Forge, Jan. 26January 4, 2023 Read Press Release
"Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Special Exhibition Officially Opens Feb. 11, During Black History MonthJanuary 10, 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.