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Museum Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Achievement Award for “When Women Lost the Vote” Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2022 Institutional Achievement Award from PA Museums for its 2020-2021 special exhibition When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story, 1776-1807, which explored the little-known story of women and free people of color legally voting in New Jersey following the Revolutionary War.
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British red coats march past the Museum up Third Street as part of Occupied Philadelphia.

Occupied Philadelphia 2023

October 28-29, 2023
Join the Museum as we recreate the dark days of the British occupation of 1777-1778 with Occupied Philadelphia, our annual flagship living history event, in Old City.
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This image depicts A Crisis of Peace by David Head book cover. It is a colored portrait of General Washington.

A Crisis of Peace

Read an excerpt from David Head's book, A Crisis of Peace: George Washington, the Newburgh Conspiracy, and the Fate of the American Revolution.
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Katelyn Appiah-Kubi portrays Elizabeth Freeman wearing a blue dress with white apron and hat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2024 at the Museum

January 13-15, 2024
Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution and learn what it takes to change the world.
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Visitor Feedback Survey

Thank you for visiting the Museum of the American Revolution, we would love to hear how your experience was, please let us know how we can improve!
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Meet Reverend Burk

Reverend W. Herbert Burk's ambitions to restore and renew the revolutionary hero's importance in American hearts began what is now the Museum of the American Revolution today.
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This image shows the book cover of Washington's Immortals: The Untold Story of an Elite Regiment Who Changed the Course of the Revolution by Patrick O'Donnell. The image is an illustration of a battle occurring in a filed. There is smoke filling the air.

Washington's Immortals

This excerpt from Patrick O'Donnell tells the story of the First Maryland Regiment and its presence at many of the major battles of the American Revolution
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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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360-Degree Virtual Tours

Explore the compelling stories and complex events of the American Revolution through 360-degree high-resolution panoramic images and much more with our Virtual Museum Tour and Virtual Tour of Washington's Field Headquarters.
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An aerial view of George Washington's Mount Vernon and greenery to the right and blue Potomac River to the left.
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Travel with the Museum

Learn more about exclusive travel opportunities for Revolution Society and George Washington Council members.
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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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SOLD OUT | AmRev Seminar: The American Revolution 101

January 5, 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 2023 (5 weeks) from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive seminar, we’ll explore the four questions at the heart of the Museum's core experience to learn about the origins, events, and people of the American Revolution through readings, virtual talks and tours, and class discussion.
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