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Archaeological Excavation at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution Traces Philadelphia’s Transformation Since the 17th Century

As the Museum rises, it marks a new phase in the transformation of a site that has a history as long as the city itself.
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History After Hours Series Returns to Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution’s monthly History After Hours series will return on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits. Tickets for History After Hours events are $10 for adults and can be purchased online in advance here or at the door.
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Virtual Museum Tour

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Museum Tour to immerse yourself in the history of the nation's founding through 360-degree panoramic images, high-resolution images of objects and artifacts, and a guided audio tour.
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Occupied Philadelphia 2021

November 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join us as we recreate the dark days of the 1777-78 British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual flagship living history event.
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Philly Improv Theater Brings Hit Show to History After-Hours Event, Nov. 19

Discover how Irish soldier Richard St. George used “comedy” sketching to cope with his life experiences during and after the Revolutionary War at History After Hours.
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Gather at the Museum Over Thanksgiving Weekend for the Final Days of Black Founders Special Exhibit and Festivities for the Whole Family, Nov. 24 – 26

This Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, Nov. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to experience the final days of our groundbreaking special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Throughout the weekend, enjoy immersive exhibits and activities for the whole family. Plus, share a note of gratitude on our “Wall of Thanks” in the Museum’s rotunda and stop by the Museum Shop to find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list.
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Museum Curator to be Featured on TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Scott Foley, April 10

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson lent his deep expertise in American history to the Sunday, April 10, edition of TLC’s acclaimed series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Holiday Gift Ideas for History Lovers

Got a history lover in the family? The Museum of the American Revolution has your holiday shopping list covered with unique gifts at all price points, including a history-themed getaway or a gift membership so your loved ones can visit the Museum again and again. Gift items are available at the Museum’s gift shop (no museum admission required for entry) or online in the Museum’s web store.
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AmRev Presents: French History Night, Apr. 19

– Join fellow Francophiles at the Museum of the American Revolution on Friday, April 19, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. for AmRev Presents: French History Night. This happy hour soirée will be hosted by the Museum’s Associate Curator of Exhibition Content and Research, James Taub, who will connect French history to the American Revolution in a special interactive presentation at 6 p.m. in the Museum’s Cross Keys Café.
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2026 & Beyond

Through special exhibits, digital initiatives, and educational programs, we aim to accelerate our momentum and expand our national reach and impact through the 250th commemoration and position the Museum as a national leader in history education and civic engagement.
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