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A Hamilton Experience, A New Discovery Center, Audio Tours and More in Museum’s Second Year

Today marks the first anniversary of the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened on April 19, 2017, the date that the “shot heard round the world” ignited the Revolutionary War in 1775. The Museum is looking ahead to exciting new experiences and initiatives in the coming year, including an interactive playscape that explores Alexander Hamilton’s Philadelphia connections, a hands-on discovery center, audio tours and a new line-up of Read the Revolution evening author events.
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New Hands-On Discovery Center “Revolution Place” to Open June 9

What was life like in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War? Opening Saturday, June 9, the Museum of the American Revolution’s new discovery center, Revolution Place, brings to life the Museum’s lively, diverse Old City neighborhood during the 1700s and invites visitors to learn through hands-on exploration.
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Virtual Conversation with Author and Historian Dr. Jessica Millward Will Explore Freedom and Slavery for Women in Early America, Jan. 28

Author and historian Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum of the American Revolution virtually on Thursday, January 28 at 6 p.m. to discuss how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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Museum of the American Revolution to Reopen Jan. 8

The Museum of the American Revolution will reopen on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, after a temporary closure due to citywide COVID-19 restrictions.
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Philadelphia Jazz Project to Perform Free Virtual Concert as Part of Museum’s Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Jan. 15-18

On Monday, Jan. 18 at 10 a.m., tune into the Museum’s YouTube channel for a free virtual concert by vocalists and musicians from the Philadelphia Jazz Project
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Celebrate Presidents Day Weekend with the Whole Family, Feb. 12 - 15

Take a virtual tour of the “First Oval Office,” make your own inaugural button, and learn about the people who made George Washington’s presidency possible.
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Have Breakfast with Founding Father George Washington this Father’s Day Weekend

This Father’s Day weekend, celebrate with the father of our country – George Washington – at the Museum of the American Revolution on Saturday, June 16. Guests can meet-and-greet a Washington historical interpreter and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet of muffins, pastries and mini-quiches, courtesy of Brûlée Catering, in the Museum’s elegant Liberty Hall.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Michael Viteo as Chief of Security

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Michael Viteo as Chief of Security. Viteo is a seasoned public safety professional with more than 35 years of experience with the Philadelphia Police Department.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Maureen O’Ryan as Director of Finance

The Museum announced the hiring of Maureen O’Ryan as Director of Finance. O’Ryan brings more than 30 years of experience in financial services.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces Hiring of Mark Turdo as a Curator

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of curator Mark A. Turdo. Turdo brings to the Museum more than 20 years of experience in almost every aspect of modern museum work, from curatorial and programmatic to leadership and management.
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