Revolutionary Holiday Gift Guide
It’s the season of giving! Let the Museum help you find the perfect gift for your friends and family this holiday season. From gift memberships to unique gift options for all ages in the Museum Shop, we have meaningful gifts for everyone on your list.
Any Day Tickets
Any Day Tickets allow visitors flexibility to buy tickets for Museum access without picking a specific date or time for their visit. Any Day Tickets are valid for the date the ticket is used and the following day. They make great gifts for friends and family planning a visit to the Museum!
General and Family Gift Memberships give the history lover in your life the gift of a year of Revolution — free admission, invitations to Members-only events, discounts at the Museum Shop, access to Member previews, and much more.
Explore Our Upcoming Exhibit
Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent, opening Feb. 17, 2024, will bring to life the journey of George Washington’s tent from the Revolutionary War to an enduring symbol of the American republic.
Unique Museum Gifts
Shop Revolutionary gifts for all ages online and in-store from the Museum Shop. From home decor to apparel to history books, the Museum Shop has something for every history buff in your life.
Classes on the American Revolution
Looking to gift experiences instead of things this holiday season? The Museum offers classes on the American Revolution like AmRev Seminars to dive deeper into the era as well as Artisan Workshops for a hands-on exploration of the trades of Revolutionary-era artisans and craftspeople.
Give the Gift of Museum Admission
Give your friends and family a gift they will never forget – the opportunity to rediscover the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia!
Any Day Tickets make great gifts for friends and family planning a visit to the Museum! They can be used on the day of your choice and include access to the Museum’s award-winning, immersive core galleries as well as our upcoming special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent, opening soon in February 2024. Any Day Tickets ($25) are valid for two consecutive days, based on availability, and they never expire.
A gift membership to the Museum is the gift that keeps on giving! In addition to FREE admission throughout the year, friends and family will also receive a year of Members-only programming and discounts at the Museum Shop and Cross Keys Café. Memberships include access to our upcoming special exhibition Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington's Tent, which opens with a special Members-only preview on Friday, Feb. 16.
Have additional questions? Email [email protected] or call 267.579.3565 and we'd be happy to assist you. If your recipient is already a Museum Member, your gift extends membership after their original expiration date.
General Membership Gift Package
Give the gift of General Membership this holiday season, and in addition to a year of free admission, get a tote bag featuring George Washington’s Headquarters Tent and a 2024 Commemorative Member Calendar.
Family Membership Gift Package
Give the gift of Family Membership this holiday season, and in addition to a year of free admission, your giftee will receive a 2024 Commemorative Member Calendar.
Classes on the American Revolution
The perfect gift to dive deeper into the nation's founding era.
The Museum is again offering five-week online seminars on Thursday evenings in early 2024, including The American Revolution 101 in January 2024, which will explore about the origins, events, and people of the American Revolution, and Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era in March 2024, which will investigate everyday life during the Revolutionary War.
The Museum will again offer three-week hands-on courses as part of our Artisan Workshop Series in early 2024 where you can learn tricks of 18th-century trades, meet others while discovering new talents in making and doing, and try your hand at creating your own replica. 2024 classes include Make a Pair of Pockets in January, Make an Apron in February, and Make a Sampler in March.
From the Museum Shop
Shop these staff favorites from the Museum's selection of unique Revolutionary gifts this holiday season. Plus, find even more gifts in-store!
Upcoming Museum Shop Discounts:
On Saturdays & Sundays in December (2-3, 9-10, 16-17), Museum Members receive a 25% discount on in-store purchases.
Martha Washington's Cacao Tea$12.99
This cacao tea from Oliver Pluff & Co. is based on Martha Washington’s chocolate shell infusion. It is said she enjoyed this tea made of roasted cacao shells at breakfast time.
Museum of the American Revolution Cap$19.99
This classic-style baseball cap features an embroidered Museum logo, an adjustable plastic snap back band, a mesh back and a slightly curved brim.
Museum of the American Revolution Sweatshirt Blanket$20.00
Keep cozy and warm this winter season with this lightweight, soft blanket printed with the Museum name and logo. Plus, it comes with detachable carrying straps.
Chain of States Ornament$24.99
The chain of interlocking states, an early symbol of the United States designed by Benjamin Franklin, shines in this gold plated ornament with a gold cord attached for hanging.
"Washington Slept Here" T-Shirt$27.00
Washington slept here — no seriously, he did. This grey t-shirt features an image of General George Washington's tent that he used as his mobile headquarters through much of the Revolutionary War.
Liberty & Equality Sweatshirt$48.00
Emblazoned with a stars and stripes design, pay homage to America's founding principles of liberty and equality with this comfy hooded sweatshirt.
Revolutionary Gifts for Kids
Shop a unique selection of Revolutionary gifts for your history nerd in training!
Diary of Charlotte Forten$7.95
This kids edition of Charlotte Forten's journals shares her experiences as a free Black woman teaching recently freed people in the South during the Civil War.
Museum of the American Revolution Magnet$7.99
This magnet features the Washington Standard flag and the Grand Union flag flying over a Revolutionary cannon with the "Museum of The American Revolution" around the border.
History Nerd in Training Shirt$34.99
For the budding history buff, this t-shirt features the words History Nerd in Training with the image of a child reading.
Host Your Holiday Party at the Museum
Under James Beard Award-winning Chef Jean-Marie Lacroix, the Museum's exclusive caterer, Brûlée Catering, is here with innovative, seasonal menus for your event.
A Revolutionary Holiday Party
The Museum offers the perfect setting for your staff holiday party with one-of-a-kind backdrops, amazing terrace views, exquisite architecture, a grand staircase, an innovative menu crafted by Brûlée Catering, and a versatile ballroom to fit all of your event needs.
Additional Ways to Support
Double Your Impact
From Giving Tuesday through the end of 2023, the Museum's Revolutionary Spirit Challenge Fund will match every dollar you contribute so you can double your impact this giving season.
Become a Member
Join us for a year of engaging events, behind-the-scenes access, and exhibition previews that bring you closer to the people and stories that the promise of the American Revolution endures at the membership level perfect for you or your family.