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A graphic featuring the book cover for The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams to the left and author Stacy Schiff's headshot to the right.

Biographer Stacy Schiff Joins the Museum to Discuss Samuel Adams’s Role at the First Continental Congress, Jan. 31

– Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. for an evening discussion with Museum President and CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, inspired by her most recent book, The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams, and Adams’s attendance at the First Continental Congress at Philadelphia’s Carpenters’ Hall in 1774. The evening will be held in partnership with The Carpenters’ Company of the City and County of Philadelphia.
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Concord Bridge The Nineteenth of April, 1775 painting by Don Troiani in the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19

The Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating five years of making history! Join us as we mark our fifth anniversary with a naturalization ceremony, Quizzo, a selfie station, giveaways, and more from Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24, 2022, during our Revolutionary Spring Break.
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Have Breakfast with Founding Father George Washington this Father’s Day Weekend

This Father’s Day weekend, celebrate with the father of our country – George Washington – at the Museum of the American Revolution on Saturday, June 16. Guests can meet-and-greet a Washington historical interpreter and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet of muffins, pastries and mini-quiches, courtesy of Brûlée Catering, in the Museum’s elegant Liberty Hall.
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Museum President and Director of Education to Appear on NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Actor and Comedian Nick Offerman, July 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, and Adrienne Whaley, Director of Education and Community Engagement, lend their expertise in American history and genealogy to actor and comedian Nick Offerman during the Sunday, July 17, 2022, episode of NBC’s acclaimed genealogy series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Museum of the American Revolution Closes Capital Campaign with $165 Million Raised, Exceeding Goal by 10 Percent

The Museum of the American Revolution announced today that its founding campaign has raised $165 million. The campaign to build, open, and endow the Museum had an original goal of $150 million and officially concluded December 31, 2017, having exceeded its goal by 10 percent.
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Michael C. Quinn Steps Down as CEO After Distinguished Tenure

The Museum of the American Revolution announced today that Michael C. Quinn has resigned from his position as President and CEO after a distinguished six-year tenure. The Museum’s Board of Directors has named him President Emeritus in recognition of his indispensable role in planning and opening the nationally acclaimed institution.
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Museum of the American Revolution Celebrates Plaza Opening and Dedicates Building to Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest

Hundreds of friends and neighbors gathered today at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the opening of the Museum’s outdoor plaza and dedicate its recently completed building to Board Chairman Gerry Lenfest and his wife Marguerite Lenfest. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Enjoy a “Revolutionary Staycation” and Discover Regional Sites Where History Was Made, Aug. 20

Representatives from historic sites and landmarks from across Philadelphia and its surrounding countryside will gather at the Museum of the American Revolution to highlight stories told at their location with activities, replica objects, and takeaways.
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Explore the Museum from Anywhere with Virtual Gallery Tours and More

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Celebrate Juneteenth with the Museum Onsite and Online, June 17 - 21

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