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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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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Cassandra Good

March 9, 2021 from 6-7:15 p.m.
Join Dr. Cassandra A. Good as she shines a light on the men and women who took risks to form friendships with each other during the Revolutionary era in a discussion on her book, Founding Friendships.
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Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling
Museum of the American Revolution, Funded by the National Park Service Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

Standing in Their Own Light: African American Patriots in the American Revolution

April 5, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop as we welcome historian and author Judith Van Buskirk while she guides an exploration of the complicated decisions and experiences of Revolutionary soldiers of color.
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Oneida Nation Gallery Credit Moar
Museum of the American Revolution

Indigenous Experiences of the American Revolution

November 16, 2023, from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free professional development workshop led by guest facilitator Allyson Schettino of the New-York Historical Society, teachers will explore resources about the American Revolution from the Native American perspective.
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Image 012721 Karin Wulf Headshot

Women’s Lives in Revolutionary America: A Teaching Exploration with Historian Karin Wulf

March 11, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will welcome author and historian Dr. Karin Wulf to discuss the lives of everyday women in Revolutionary America.
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True Colours maker Ruth Hodges shows a young girl a reproduction American flag she sewed for the project.

Revolutionary Makers & Artisans: A Living History Event

May 14, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. & May 15, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join historical tradespeople at the Museum for hands-on activities and demonstrations of the skills and trades that made a Revolution in 1770s Philadelphia.
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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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Image 092120 Charles Willson James Peale Peale Brothers Tableau

Living History: Meet the Philadelphia Associators

December 4, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Join Peale's Company of the Philadelphia Associators at the Museum as they muster to defend the Revolution in its darkest hour.
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History Explorers Club: Mountains of Ice and Snow (Virtual)

December 16, 2020 from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Join Museum staff as we recount the story of Henry Knox's December 1775 journey to Fort Ticonderoga in New York to bring cannons back to Boston.
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Artisan Workshop Make A Haversack

CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Haversack

December 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join us for this in-person, beginner-level Artisan Workshop to learn “plain sewing” and create a Revolutionary soldier’s linen haversack, like a modern shoulder bag.
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