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January 08, 2020

Dr. Stephen Brumwell to Present a Provocative Interpretation of Benedict Arnold’s Journey from Hero to Traitor, Jan. 30

Author and historian Dr. Stephen Brumwell will trace Benedict Arnold’s journey from a once-ardent hero of the Revolutionary cause to its most dishonored traitor at the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 6 p.m., based on his most recent book Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty (Yale University Press, May 2018). The event is part of the Museum’s popular Read the Revolution speaker series.

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January 07, 2020

Watch (and Learn!) Irish Social Dances at “A Winter’s Ball,” Jan. 21

Fall into step and join in a traditional Irish ceilidh (kā-lē), a social gathering with dancing and storytelling, at A Winter’s Ball on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 from 5 – 8 p.m. The event is part of the Museum of the American Revolution’s History After Hours series. Visitors are encouraged – but not required – to wear their finest ballroom attire.

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December 11, 2019

Enjoy the Music of 18th-Century Ireland this Holiday Season, Dec. 26-30

This holiday season, enjoy the “Sounds of the Irish Revolution” with a series of musical performances at the Museum of the American Revolution from Thursday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 30, 2019. From 2-4 p.m. each day, visitors can enjoy a variety of musical performances featuring traditional and historic Irish tunes in the Museum’s Cross Keys Café. Performances are free and open to the public (no Museum admission necessary).

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December 05, 2019

Experience the “Ten Crucial Days” of the Revolutionary War During Winter Break

During Winter Break from Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019 through Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the diverse stories of men and women in Pennsylvania and New Jersey who experienced the “Ten Crucial Days.” Visitors of all ages will meet costumed living history interpreters, learn military drills, and enjoy the “Sounds of the Irish Revolution” with free musical performances.

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November 25, 2019

Museum of the American Revolution Earns the Certified Autism Center Designation

The Museum of the American Revolution has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES). The certification demonstrates the Museum’s commitment to providing a supportive environment to all guests, including those with autism and other sensory disorders.

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