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Museum Exhibits

Learn more about the Museum's current, upcoming, and past core and special exhibitions, including our upcoming special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson (left) leads a question and answer session with Rhonda Brace (center, speaking) and scholar Kari Winter.

Upcoming Museum Events

Browse all upcoming in-person and virtual lectures, tours, performances, and family-friendly events hosted by the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Board & Leadership

Learn more about the Museum of the American Revolution's Board of Directors and leadership.
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Professional Development Workshops

Join fellow teachers for interactive workshops, engaging discussions, and content-rich presentations exploring the American Revolution in both historical and contemporary contexts.
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George Washington’s Headquarters Flag to be Displayed in Philadelphia for the First Time Since the Revolutionary War, Beginning Flag Day

The faded and fragile blue silk flag that marked General George Washington’s presence on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War will be on display this Flag Day, marking its first public display in Philadelphia since the war itself and its first appearance in Pennsylvania in decades.
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Make it a Revolutionary Summer at the Museum of the American Revolution

Escape “the melting Heats of a Philadelphia Summer” (John Adams) at the Museum of the American Revolution with extended hours, family-friendly activities, History After Hours evening events, and new guided tours of the Museum and its historic neighborhood. And enjoy special weekend-long events in celebration of Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, and Labor Day.
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Museum Awarded LEED Gold® in Prestigious Green Building Certification Program

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Power of the Press-Themed Evening on May 15 as Part of History After Hours Series

Think “fake news” is a new phenomenon? Learn how propaganda was used by both sides to shape opinion during the Revolutionary War, and explore the stories behind Revolutionary-era printing and political expression during a Power of the Press-themed evening on Tuesday, May 15, from 5 – 8 p.m.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women with a Mother’s Day Tea Featuring Special Guest Martha Washington

Women played vital roles on the homefront and with armies on campaign during the Revolutionary War. This Mother’s Day, the Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate Revolutionary women with a Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday, May 13, 2018, featuring special guest Martha Washington, portrayed by a costumed historical interpreter. Seatings will take place at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
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Explore the Stories of Unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum and Online During Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries with the Museum this February.
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