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Fourth of July Weekend 2023 at the Museum

June 30 - July 4, 2023
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special activities, costumed interpretation, and crafts for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

Presidents Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

February 18-20, 2023
Join us at the Museum to explore the life, leadership, and legacy of the nation’s first president, George Washington, and the diverse range of people who he interacted with.
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Read the Revolution event graphic featuring book covers for John Barry and Give Me A Fast ship alongside a headshot of author Tim McGrath.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Tim McGrath

November 15, 2023, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Join author and avid sailor Tim McGrath at the Museum for a special presentation, “’What Think You of an American Fleet?’: The Rise and Fall of the Continental Navy,” to kickoff the Museum's 2023-24 Read the Revolution Speaker Series.
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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.

Juneteenth at the Museum

June 18-20, 2022
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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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.

Memorial Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 27-29, 2023
Join the Museum to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations. Veterans, military, and Blue Star Families enjoy free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
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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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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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Philly Jazz Project We Shall 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2023 at the Museum

January 14-16, 2023
Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution.
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A blue sight with gold engraved text reads Christ Church Open Daily 9-5 hangs outside the church in Old City Philadelphia.

"Meet James Forten" Performance & Discussion at Christ Church

August 18, 2022 beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Experience the Museum's newest first-person theatrical performance at historic Christ Church, located just blocks from the Museum in Old City, Philadelphia.
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Exhibit Liberty Coming Soon

Opening Weekend of Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War

October 16 & 17, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum for the opening weekend of our newest special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani’s Paintings of the Revolutionary War, displaying the research-based works of nationally renowned historical artist Don Troiani.
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