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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Mother's Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 13-14, 2023
Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women who played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend with the Museum

November 11-14, 2021
This Veterans Day and Veterans Day Weekend, join the Museum onsite and online in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today.
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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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A Museum visitor listens to the Witness to Revolution exhibit audio tour in front of a large image of Selina Gray.

Juneteenth 2024 at the Museum

June 19, 2024
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States.
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2020 Lonae A. Moore Memorial Forum

Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust's Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum

February 12, 2022 from 1-3:30 p.m.
In partnership with the Museum, Dennis Farm Charitable Land Trust will present the fifth annual Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum, “It Begins with Each of Us: Fostering Racial Understanding."
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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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A Museum curator talks to three guests in Witness to Revolution at the partial recreation of one end of Washington's tent.

Labor Day Weekend 2024 at the Museum

August 31 - September 2, 2024
Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum to explore our Witness to Revolution special exhibit, participate in family-friendly activities and crafts, and more as we wrap up A Revolutionary Summer. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend.
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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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General George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters tent on display at the Museum

The Unlikely Travels of Washington's War Tent

February 20, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join educators from the Museum and American Battlefield Trust for a free teacher workshop to explore how the story of George Washington's headquarters tent spans both the Revolutionary and Civil War eras.
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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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