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A young female visitor draws a picture. Behind her is a 13-star flag, which was part of the Museum's 2019 summer exhibition, A New Constellation.

History Explorers Club: Flag Facts

June 26, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join the Museum to learn about how flags come to represent countries or states and how they can communicate before creating your own at our family-friendly June History Explorers Club.
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History Explorers Club: Evacuation Day

November 20, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn how people of Revolutionary America celebrated Evacuation Day every Nov. 25, the day that the British Army officially left New York City, at our family-friendly November History Explorers Club.
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Two white male adolescents, both standing at a wooden table, interact with a play tea set. The adolescent on the left is pretending to pour tea into a silver teacup from a silver teapot. The adolescent on the right has his hand on the teacup saucer. Both are dressed in Revolutionary-era outfits.

History Explorers Club: Who Wears What: Picking Uniforms in the Revolutionary War

October 23, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about the Revolutionary War wardrobe of uniforms, hats, dresses, and accessories to discover what you might have worn during the American Revolution at our family-friendly October History Explorers Club.
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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.

The Museum at Mount Vernon's Revolutionary War Weekend

April 30 & May 1, 2022 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join the Museum at George Washington’s Mount Vernon for their Revolutionary War Weekend living history event where we'll set up our handsewn, full-scale replicas of George Washington's tents and encampment.
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The Museum's first oval office project set up at Newport Historical Society with four costumed living history interpreters and one Museum staff member in a navy blue museum polo.

First Oval Office Project at Clark Park with the Living History Youth Summer Institute

August 6, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum at Clark Park in West Philadelphia where students from the Living History Youth Summer Institute along with costumed living historians will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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British soldiers march towards the Museum led by a drummer as part of the Museum's Occupied Philadelphia living history event in 2019.

Occupied Philadelphia 2022

November 5-6, 2022
Join us in historic Old City, Philadelphia, as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual flagship living history event.
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A Museum Member talks to two costumed living historians dressed as British redcoats at the member teatime at Occupied Philadelphia.

Museum Member Teatime at 2023 Occupied Philadelphia

October 29, 2023, from 1-2 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to stop by the Museum’s third-floor Liberty Hall for a spot of tea on Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29, during Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum's flagship living history event.
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A high up view of the War at Sea gallery in the Museum of the American Revolution featuring a sloop
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History Explorers Club: Life at Sea

January 23, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join us for January's family-friendly History Explorers Club to learn about life aboard a privateer ship, including what they ate, what your job might have been, and how they passed the time.
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The New Jersey Exception in Six Documents

February 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will explore six key documents that tell the story of an exceptional moment in history when women — and people of African descent — were able to vote in New Jersey.
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Three students from the Museum's Living History Youth Summer Institute pose for a photo in from the Museum's recreated George Washington's tent in Clark Park.

First Oval Office Project at Penn's McNeil Center with the Living History Youth Summer Institute

August 5, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania where students from the Living History Youth Summer Institute will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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