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FBI Solves 50 Year Cold Case Enabling Revolutionary War Era Firearm To Be Reclaimed And Put On Display

The Museum of the American Revolution will publicly display a rare Revolutionary era American firearm, the Christian Oerter rifle.
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Museum Acquires Sea Chest of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross

The wooden sea chest of Revolutionary War veteran John Claypoole, third husband of Betsy Ross, is now on display at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Museum Honors Nation's Veterans During Veterans Day Weekend

To commemorate Veterans Day 2019, the Museum of the American Revolution is hosting a series of events and activities to honor America’s first veterans and those who continue to serve our country today.
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Author and Historian T. H. Breen to Explore Lives of the Ordinary Men and Women of the Revolution

Author and historian T. H. Breen will discuss his newest book, The Will of the People: The Revolutionary Birth of America at the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6 p.m.
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Explore a Darker Side of History at “All the Gory Details” After-Hours Event, Oct. 29

Museum of the American Revolution and the Mütter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia will present All the Gory Details on October 29, 2019.
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Museum Wins PA Museums’ Statewide Institutional Award of Merit for “Hamilton Was Here” Special Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2020 Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums for its 2018-19 exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.
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Master Ceramicist Michelle Erickson Recreates Revolutionary-Era Philadelphia-Made Porcelain Pickle Stand in New Video

In a newly released 18-minute film, master ceramicist Michelle Erickson recreates an 18th-century Philadelphia-made masterwork
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Museum Names Oncologist and Ret. U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Dr. Edith P. Mitchell to Board of Directors

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of Dr. Edith P. Mitchell as the newest member of the Museum’s Board of Directors.
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Celebrate July 4th with a Week of Free Virtual Experiences for All Ages

During a weeklong Fourth of July Celebration, the Museum of the American Revolution will offer free, interactive virtual experiences for all ages.
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Historian Dr. Caitlin Fitz to Discuss Latin American Independence and the American Revolution in Free Virtual Event June 30

Author and historian Dr. Caitlin Fitz will discuss her award-winning first book, Our Sister Republics: The United States in an Age of American Revolutions, in a virtual conversation with Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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