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A Costumed Living History Interpreter showing a young child a canteen over Labor Day Weekend

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

February 12, 2023 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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A canvas ditty bag with a fid, sewing needles, and a thimble.

Artisan Workshop: Make a Ditty Bag

April 8, 2023 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join us for this one-day, in-person workshop to learn “plain sewing” to create a Revolutionary sailor’s linen ditty bag, similar to a modern tote bag, inspired by original examples in our special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Philly Jazz Project We Shall 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2023 at the Museum

January 14-16, 2023
Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution.
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Ricardo Herrera headshot to the left of the book cover for his book Feeding Washington's Army.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Ricardo Herrera

January 26, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his extensive new book on the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge titled, Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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The five members of The Chivalrous Crickets musical group pose for a photo on a beach.

AmRev Presents: A Celtic Concert Celebrating St. Andrew’s Day

November 30, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Celebrate Scottish music and folk traditions, from the Scottish Highlands to the Appalachian Mountains, with an evening of storytelling and live music performed by Celtic-infused folk band, The Chivalrous Crickets.
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Diamond Eagle of the Society of the Cincinnati

December 6, 2017 - March 4, 2018
The Museum displayed a priceless Diamond Eagle of the Society of the Cincinnati worn by George Washington in Philadelphia for the first time.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

The Road to Independence

Core Exhibition
How did people become Revolutionaries? Discover how the American Colonists – most of them content and even proud British subjects – became Revolutionaries as the roots of rebellion took hold.
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Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia

October 27, 2018 - March 17, 2019
Hamilton Was Here was a hands-on exhibit revealing the connections between Philadelphia and Alexander Hamilton’s contributions to the nation’s founding.
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A New Constellation: A Collection of Historic 13-Star Flags

June 14 - July 21, 2019
Learn more about the limited-run exhibit that featured a display of 40 rare, historic 13-star flags.
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George Washington's Headquarters Flag

June 14-17, 2018
General George Washington's headquarters flag was displayed in Philadelphia for the first time since the Revolutionary War.
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