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A mother and two young daughters look at photos on the Revolutionary Generation Wall at the Museum.

Veterans Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

November 10-12, 2023
Join the Museum in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve the nation today. Those currently serving in the military, veterans, and Blue Star Families will receive free admission throughout the weekend.
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Reading List: Authors Featured at 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

Read a selection of excerpts from books written by 2022 Conference on Collecting the American Revolution presenters.
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These Truths

Read an excerpt from Jill Lepore's book, These Truths: A History of the United States.
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Author and Historian Mary Sarah Bilder Challenges Traditional Views on How James Madison Shaped the U.S. Constitution, Jan. 31

In her recent book, Madison's Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention, author and historian Mary Sarah Bilder conducts an unprecedented investigation of the revisions Madison made to his notes for later publication.
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Bring the Whole Family to the Museum this Thanksgiving Weekend, Nov. 26 – 28

Over Thanksgiving Weekend from Friday, November 26 – Sunday, November 28, 2021, join the Museum of the American Revolution to explore the new special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, make your own ornament in a wintery Revolution Place discovery center, and grab a seasonal drink from Cross Keys Café as you shop for the perfect holiday gift in the Museum Shop.
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A man and woman, wearing masks, enjoy exploring the galleries.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend at the Museum

January 15-17, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend.
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Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 13-15

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution over Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend, Saturday, Jan. 13 – Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, to honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through theatrical performances, pop-up talks, hands-on discovery carts, a poetry activity, and more, visitors can discover the ongoing promise of the American Revolution and explore what it takes to change the world. Plus, consider the ways you can create change in your community at an interactive community engagement wall.
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Dr. Gordon Wood in conversation with Dr. Philip Mead as part of the Museum's Read the Revolution Speaker Series.

WATCH: Read the Revolution with Gordon Wood

Watch Dr. Gordon S. Wood's October 2021 discussion on his book, Power and Liberty: Constitutionalism in the American Revolution.
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Celebrating Five Years of Making History

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia celebrates its five-year anniversary in April 2022.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Gordon Wood

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Historian Dr. Gordon S. Wood to Launch New Book “Power and Liberty” at the Museum, Oct. 26

Event is Part of the Museum’s Signature Read the Revolution Speaker Series
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