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! Newly purchased Any Day Tickets do not have an expiration date.
General and Family Gift Memberships give the history lover in your life the gift of 14 full months 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
In Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, opening Feb. 11, 2023, the Museum will introduce visitors to James Forten and his descendants as they navigated cross-racial relationships in Philadelphia during the American Revolution to become leaders in the abolition and women's suffrage movements.
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.
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, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, opening soon on Feb. 11, 2023. 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 14 months of FREE Admission starting Jan. 1, 2023, 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 Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, which opens with a special Members-only preview on Friday, Feb. 10.
Have additional questions? Email [email protected] or call 267.579.3471 and we'd be happy to assist you. If your recipient is already a Museum Member, your gift extends membership for 14 months after their original expiration date.
General Membership Gift Package
Give the gift of General Membership this holiday season, and in addition to 14 months of free admission, get a tote bag featuring George Washington’s Headquarters Tent and a 2023 Commemorative Member Calendar.
Family Membership Gift Package
Give the gift of Family Membership this holiday season, and in addition to 14 months of free admission, your giftee will receive a fun-filled Alexander Hamilton Activity Book.
Classes on the American Revolution
Looking to gift experiences instead of things this holiday season? The Museum offers classes 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.
Learn tricks of 18th-century trades and meet others while discovering new talents in making and doing and try your hand at creating your own replic with upcoming workshops, including making a haversack (December, in-person), a pinball (January, virtual), a sampler (March, virtual), and/or a ditty bag (April, in-person).
From the Museum Shop
Shop these staff favorites from the Museum's selection of unique Revolutionary gifts this holiday season.
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.
March to Valley Forge Pillow$25.00
Speaking of winter scenes, stay comfortable this holiday season with this pillow featuring perhaps the most iconic winter depiction from the Revolutionary War, William Trego's March to Valley Forge painting.
"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.
Revolutionary Gifts for Kids
Shop a unique selection of Revolutionary gifts for your history nerd in training!
Museum of the American Revolution Keychain$7.99
This keychain 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.
"Liberty and Union" Youth T-Shirt$24.99
This vibrant youth blue and gray long-sleeve t-shirt has plenty of energy to keep up as a horse and rider gallop above the words "Liberty and Union."
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.
Upcoming Events this Holiday Season
Make the Museum part of your holiday season trip to historic Philadelphia!
Winter Break at the MuseumDecember 26-31, 2022
History Explorer Meet-Up: Mountains of Ice and SnowDecember 27, 2022 from 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Artisan Workshop: Make a HaversackDecember 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Additional Ways to Support the Museum
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.
Triple Your Impact
From Giving Tuesday through the end of 2022, the Museum's Revolutionary Spirit Challenge Fund will donate two dollars for every dollar you contribute so you can triple your impact this giving season.
Shop with Amazon Smile
This holiday season, supporting the Museum is as easy as doing your regular online gift shopping through Amazon! When you shop online through the Museum's Amazon Smile, a percentage of your order price will be donated to the Museum.