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Now on View: Gratz Family Artifacts Exploring American Jewish Life in Philadelphia

Learn more about the recently installed case full of artifacts related to faithful founders Barnard and Michael Gratz to explore American Jewish life in Revolutionary-era Philadelphia.
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Thanks a Million! Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes One Millionth Visitor

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia welcomed its one millionth visitor in November 2021.
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Now on View: Art and Artifacts on William B. T. Trego's Vision of Valley Forge

Take a closer look at art and artifacts on display that show artist William B. T. Trego's vision of Valley Forge during the Revolutionary War.
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In the News: 1774 Newspaper Printing of Phillis Wheatley's Letter Rebuking Slavery

A searing rebuke of slavery and a soaring defense of human equality, a 1774 newspaper printing of a letter written by African American poet Phillis Wheatley is now part of the Museum's collection.
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In the News: Stolen Artifacts Returned to Local Museums in Repatriation Ceremony at the Museum

On Friday, Dec. 17, stolen artifacts were returned to their rightful owners — six museums from the Philadelphia region— in a repatriation ceremony at the Museum held by the Philadelphia Division of the FBI Art Crime Team.
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Museum Announces Historic Gift on Fifth Anniversary

The Museum announced a $50 million gift from the estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, the Museum’s Founding Chairman, who passed away in 2018, marking the largest single gift in the Museum's history.
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Museum to Support Ukraine in Partnership with Historic District Sites

The Museum will donate 100 percent of admissions proceeds from Saturday, March 19 to UNICEF to support its efforts to deliver aid in Ukraine.
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Celebrating Five Years of Making History

On April 19, 2017, the Museum of the American Revolution officially opened to the public with a celebration that stretched across Historic Philadelphia and reverberated around the nation.
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22 Museum Highlights from 2022

Before the calendar flips to 2023, take a look back at 22 Museum of the American Revolution highlights from 2022.
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Now on View: Five Years of Collecting the American Revolution

Take a closer look at a number of Revolutionary era objects acquired and collected by the Museum through our first five years.
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