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New Book Uses Archaeological Finds to Tell the Story of Philadelphia’s Transformation From the 17th Century to Today

One of the largest urban archaeology projects in Old City Philadelphia, the archaeological investigation of the site of the new Museum of the American Revolution is now the subject of a new book. Archaeology at the Site of the Museum of the American Revolution: A Tale of Two Taverns and the Growth of Philadelphia is available now from Temple University Press.
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Museum of the American Revolution Wins 2018 AASLH Award of Merit

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that the Museum of the American Revolution is a recipient of an AASLH 2018 Award of Merit. The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 73rd year, is the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of state and local history.
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Celebrate the Season of Sweets with "Cookies and Cocktails" After-Hours Event on Dec. 11

Treat yourself to something sweet this season with Cookies and Cocktails at the Museum of the American Revolution! At the “History After Hours” event on Tuesday, Dec. 11, from 5 – 8 p.m., enjoy cookie tastings, specialty cocktails, a create-your-own ornament station, and a talk and booking signing with American Cookie author Anne Byrn.
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The Top HamilTEN Reasons to Visit the Museum this Holiday Season

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the Museum’s special hands-on exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia and can participate in festive “History in the Making” crafts, activities and demonstrations showcasing life in the Museum’s neighborhood during the 18th Century.
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Museum President Dr. Scott Stephenson to Appear in an Episode of TLC’S ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ December 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, will lend his expertise in American history to "Glee" actor and Broadway performer Matthew Morrison during the Monday, Dec. 17 episode of TLC’s Emmy-Award winning series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Explore 18th-Century Life in Philadelphia this Winter Break

What were Philadelphia winters like for Alexander Hamilton? During Winter Break, Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the city of Philadelphia as Hamilton would have experienced it. Visitors can learn about activities that would have taken place in the Museum’s neighborhood during the Revolutionary era, from dueling to dressmaking and more.
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Experience "Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia," Oct. 27 – Mar. 17

In Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution will highlight the surprising connections between our own city and Hamilton’s extraordinary contributions to the nation’s founding. The experience will run from Oct. 27, 2018 – March 17, 2019. It is free with regular museum admission.
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Politics, Porcelain and Revolution: A Discussion and Demonstration with Ceramicist Michelle Erickson

Michelle Erickson is joining the museum to showcase her scholarship and craftsmanship with a special evening program and a live ceramic demonstration.
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Descendent of Alexander Hamilton Loans Family Heirlooms to Museum

Treasured family heirlooms that once belonged to Alexander and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton are now on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution. They are on loan from Douglas Hamilton, the fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton.
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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Whole HamFam

Got a Hamilton lover in the family? The Museum of the American Revolution has your holiday shopping list covered with unique gifts for the whole HamFam at all price points, from books to apparel and even a Hamilton-themed getaway. Gift items are available at the Museum’s shop (Museum admission not required for entry) or online here.
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