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William Hogeland's headshot of a white man, bald with a beard and glasses, to the left of a photo of the First Bank in Philadelphia.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with William Hogeland

October 18, 2022 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian William Hogeland joins the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series for a lecture titled Hamilton's Hub: The First Bank of the U.S. in the Creation of the American Economy.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

CANCELLED | African Americans in the Revolutionary Era

This onsite workshop has been cancelled.
Join educators in-person at the Museum for a workshop combining classroom instruction with gallery exploration as we discuss these questions and shares resources and records for learning and teaching.
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A mother takes a photo of her son and daughter sitting on a chair in the Writing the Constitution section inside the Museum galleries. She is bended on one knee as her husband stands next to her.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 25-27, 2022
Join the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend to explore the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution for the whole family.
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British soldiers march towards the Museum led by a drummer as part of the Museum's Occupied Philadelphia living history event in 2019.

Occupied Philadelphia 2022

November 5-6, 2022
Join us in historic Old City, Philadelphia, as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual flagship living history event.
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Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make a Pocket (Virtual)

November 17, 18, & 19, 2020 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn how women made and wore pockets and create your own using historically accurate materials and techniques in this three-night virtual workshop.
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A young girl dressed in 18th century clothing talks to an adult living history interpreter on the Museum's plaza during Occupied Philadelphia.

History Explorer Meet-Up: Occupied Philadelphia

November 5, 2022 at 11:30 a.m. (SOLD OUT) & 1:30 p.m.
In this family-friendly, activity-filled walking tour, we’ll explore occupied Philadelphia, meet British soldiers and everyday residents, and get a hands-on glimpse into life under British authority.
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SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era

Tuesdays in March (1, 8, 15, 22, & 29), 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar on Tuesday evenings in March led by Dr. Tyler Putman, investigate everyday life during the Revolutionary War through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

VIRTUAL | History Explorer Meet-Up: Mountains of Ice and Snow

December 14, 2022 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Join the Museum virtually for this activity-filled exploration of Henry Knox’s winter journey to bring 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston.
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum

November 11-13, 2022
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day weekend, join the Museum in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve the nation today. Throughout the weekend, the Museum will offer free admission to those currently serving in the military, veterans, and Blue Star Families, courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal.
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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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