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A painted silk parade banner featuring a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette displayed in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

SOLD OUT | AmRev Presents: French History Night

April 19, 2024, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join fellow Francophiles for a festive happy hour soirée hosted by Museum curator James Taub, who will connect French history to the American Revolution in a special interactive presentation.
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Washington Field HQ Sleeping Marquee Exterior View

First Oval Office Project in Newport, Rhode Island

September 11 & 12, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join Museum staff for a weekend of living history in Newport, Rhode Island, as part of the Newport Historical Society's "The French in 1780 Newport” event on Sept. 11-12.
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Drittes Regiment Garde Engraving
Carl, J.H., "Drittes Regiment Garde" (1784). Prints, Drawings and Watercolors from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library.

History Explorers Club: Unboxing the Hessians

December 18, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn who the Hessians were and what role these German soldiers played in the Revolutionary War and during the 10 Crucial Days at our family-friendly December History Explorers Club.
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A crowd watches costumed historical interpreters on Mount Vernon's green lawn in front of the Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents.
Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

First Oval Office Project at Mount Vernon's 2024 Revolutionary War Weekend

May 4-5, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, outside Washington, D.C., for their Revolutionary War Weekend living history event where we will set up our First Oval Office Project tents.
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Occupied Philadelphia Tea with two costumed living history interpreters

A British-Occupied Members Teatime

November 6, 2022 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Join your fellow Museum Members for a spot of afternoon tea and activities for History Explorers with costumed British soldiers and civilians in Liberty Hall as part of Occupied Philadelphia.
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The Musem's replica of George Washington's tent with Mount Vernon in the background at the 2018 Revolutionary War Weekend.

First Oval Office Project at Mount Vernon's Revolutionary War Weekend

May 6-7, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, outside Washington, D.C., for their Revolutionary War Weekend living history event where we will set up our First Oval Office Project tents.
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Oneida Gallery Small

Celebrate Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, Oct. 9 - 11

Explore Native American history and culture at the Museum of the American Revolution during the Museum’s annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration from Saturday, October 9 – Monday, October 11, 2021.
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Gift of The Landenberger Family Foundation

The Museum Marks Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

Throughout Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum will explore the contributions that Hispanic Americans made during the American Revolution with daily programs, tours, talks, and online resources from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
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Ray Halbritter, Leader of the Oneida Indian Nation, Joins Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson for AmRev360 Episode

On the heels of the successful campaign to retire the former name and mascot of the NFL’s Washington Football Team, Ray Halbritter joined the Museum of the American Revolution for a virtual conversation about his role in leading the “Change the Mascot” movement. The conversation also explored the history of the Oneida Indian Nation, the difference between celebration and commemoration, and the importance of a diverse, nuanced telling of our nation’s history.
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History Explorers Club: Spies of the Revolution

March 20, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join the Museum for a family-friendly History Explorers Club to learn about the spies of the American Revolution and discover who they were and all the ways they operated undercover.
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