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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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Seeing the Other Side

December 13, 2023, from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will introduce educators to sources representing diverse British and Loyalist perspectives, from King George III and Parliament to merchants and common soldiers.
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Museum Announces Historic Gift on Fifth Anniversary

The Museum announced a $50 million gift from the estate of H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, the Museum’s Founding Chairman, who passed away in 2018, marking the largest single gift in the Museum's history.
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First Oval Office Project at Somerset County's Journey Through the Past Weekend

October 8-9, 2022
Join the Museum at Somerset County Courthouse Green from Oct. 8-9 for Somerset County's 17th annual Journey Through the Past weekend, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

November 12, 2023, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

March 3, 2024, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum galleries in a calm, crowd-free environment featuring sound and lighting adjustments, limited crowds, no films, and other accommodations geared toward audiences with sensory sensitivities.
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Vice President Biden, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author David McCullough Among Opening Day Speakers for Museum of the American Revolution

Vice President Joe Biden, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough, and best-selling author, journalist, and political commentator Cokie Roberts have joined the roster of speakers for the Museum of the American Revolution’s grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, April 19. The date marks the 242nd anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War in 1775.
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American Revolution Center and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Present Lecture on Benjamin Rush

The museum and The College of Physicians of Philadelphia co-sponsored a lecture at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia on the life of Benjamin Rush.
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In the News: Stolen Artifacts Returned to Local Museums in Repatriation Ceremony at the Museum

On Friday, Dec. 17, stolen artifacts were returned to their rightful owners — six museums from the Philadelphia region— in a repatriation ceremony at the Museum held by the Philadelphia Division of the FBI Art Crime Team.
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A family of four view The Revolution's Veterans picture wall in the Museum galleries.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

January 8, 2023 from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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Three children use replica tools in a recreated sail loft in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

July 9, 2023, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.
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