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Explore Stories of Unsung Black Revolutionaries During Juneteenth Weekend at the Museum, June 17 – 19

Celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, with the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, June 17 – Monday, June 19, 2023, and explore stories of perseverance, leadership, and creativity in the continuing struggle for equality for all through gallery tours, pop-up talks, crafts and more.
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Lifecasts of Native American Models Created for Oneida Indian Gallery at New Museum of the American Revolution

Lifecasts, or realistic 3-D replicas of human models, of five Native Americans were created recently for a gallery dedicated to the Oneida Indian Nation at the new Museum of the American Revolution, which opens in Philadelphia on April 19, 2017.
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Bring the Whole Family to the Museum this Thanksgiving Weekend for Ornament-Making, Holiday Shopping, and More, Nov. 25 – 27

This Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to kick off the holiday season with immersive exhibits and activities the whole family will enjoy, including ornament-making, pop-up talks, and discovery carts.
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Long-Lost Revolutionary War Diary of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross, Discovered and Donated to Museum

Discovered in a shoebox in a Northern California garage, the long-lost Revolutionary War diary of John Claypoole is now on display at the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia.
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Only Six Weeks Remain to Experience "Hamilton Was Here" at the Museum of the American Revolution

Six weeks until the museum's exhibit "Hamilton was Here" closes, but programming in celebration of The Year of Hamilton will continue.
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November-December Events at the Museum of the American Revolution

It's almost that time of year again! As the holiday season approaches, the Museum of the American Revolution offers a wide range of festive, family-friendly and historically-themed events, from special Veterans Day weekend programs (free for veterans and military!) to a holiday season kick-off featuring a performance from Nutcracker 1776 to author talks by renowned historians.
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Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 14-16

Honor the Life, Service, and Legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Over MLK Weekend at the Museum, Jan. 14-16
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Yale Historian Dr. Joanne Freeman Discusses her Lifelong Hunt for Hamilton, Nov. 15

While many people are still hunting for tickets to the smash hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” prolific author, scholar and Yale historian Dr. Joanne Freeman has been hunting for the real Alexander Hamilton for most of her life.
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Old City Eateries Welcome Museum of the American Revolution and Cross Keys Café to the Neighborhood

Taste the Revolution! Not only is the Museum of the American Revolution officially joining the landscape of Historic Philadelphia on April 19, but so is a brand new eatery: the Museum’s Cross Keys Café. Local restaurants and breweries are welcoming these new neighbors by creating everything from Hamilton-inspired entrées to a gelato flavor based on Martha Washington’s cake recipe and offering discounts to Museum ticket-holders.
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Virtual Conversation with Author and Historian Dr. Jessica Millward Will Explore Freedom and Slavery for Women in Early America, Jan. 28

Author and historian Dr. Jessica Millward will join the Museum of the American Revolution virtually on Thursday, January 28 at 6 p.m. to discuss how slavery, freedom, and liberation were intertwined in the experiences of African American women in the Revolutionary era.
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