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Labor Day Weekend Marks the Last Chance to See "Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War" Special Exhibition

Labor Day Weekend marks the last chance to see the special exhibition Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Celebrate the Freedom Stories of Black Revolutionaries This Juneteenth at the Museum

First-Person Theatrical Performances, Onsite and Online, Showcase the Lives and Decisions of 18th-Century African Americans and People of African Descent
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Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award

The Lenfest Award is presented to recipients active in a broad range of fields such as history, education, film-making, writing, media and philanthropy.
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British red coats march past the Museum up Third Street as part of Occupied Philadelphia.

Occupied Philadelphia 2023

October 28-29, 2023
Join the Museum as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation of 1777-1778 with Occupied Philadelphia, our annual flagship living history event, in Old City.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022
Throughout Winter Break, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, and much more for the whole family.
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Hessians German Soldiers American Revolutionary War by Friederike Baer book cover.

Hessians

Read an excerpt of Friederike Baer's new book, Hessians: German Soldiers in the American Revolutionary War.
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Brave Men As Ever Fought By Don Troiani

Newly Unveiled “Brave Men as Ever Fought” Painting by Historical Artist Don Troiani Highlights the Crucial Role of African Americans in the Revolutionary War

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“Race in the United States: Connecting the Dots Between 1776 and Today” Forum Hosted with the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust, Feb. 12

With a shared commitment to presenting a more inclusive—and thus a more accurate—telling of history, the Museum of the American Revolution and the Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust (DFCLT) will host a candid conversation on the role of historical education in racial understanding on Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, from 1–3:30 p.m.
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Henry Louis Gates Jr. to be Awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award on June 9

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that renowned Harvard University historian and award-winning filmmaker and author Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. will be awarded the 2022 Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at an evening gala at the Museum on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
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Celebrate July 4th Weekend with Special Exhibits, Events, and Activities for All Ages, July 1 – 5

Enjoy special exhibits, events, and activities for all ages at the Museum of the American Revolution during Fourth of July Weekend from Friday, July 1 – Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
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