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Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum with the Whole Family, May 27-31

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Author and Historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera to Discuss Recent Book on the Continental Army’s Encampment at Valley Forge, Jan. 26

Author and historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his extensive new book on the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge titled, Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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New Hands-On Discovery Center “Revolution Place” to Open June 9

What was life like in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War? Opening Saturday, June 9, the Museum of the American Revolution’s new discovery center, Revolution Place, brings to life the Museum’s lively, diverse Old City neighborhood during the 1700s and invites visitors to learn through hands-on exploration.
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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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Explore Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era with New Five-Week Live Virtual Course

Explore day-to-day life in the 18th Century with AmRev Seminar: Everyday Life in the Revolutionary Era, a new live, interactive virtual course from the Museum of the American Revolution. The five-class course takes place on Tuesday evenings in March from 7–8:30 p.m.
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Forten Family Bible Courtesy Of Atwood Kip Forten Jacobs

Historic Forten Family Bible Donated to Museum of the American Revolution by Descendants of James Forten

An historic Bible, connected to one of the most significant African American families in Philadelphia’s history, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution by Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs and his daughter Taylor Jacqueline Rodriguez Jacobs, direct descendants of Black Revolutionary War veteran and abolitionist James Forten. The Bible is currently on display – for the first time in public – in the Museum’s special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling about Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution

Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day at the Museum with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling About Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution
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Museum Awarded LEED Gold® in Prestigious Green Building Certification Program

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It’s a Revolutionary Summer at the Museum of the American Revolution

June 21 marks the official start of summer, and the Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating by announcing extended hours, special programs, a happy hour series and family fun all summer long. From June 17 – Sept. 4, the Museum will feature extended summertime hours from 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. For the month of July, hours will be extended even further until 7pm. After Labor Day, Museum hours will return to 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Explore Eliza Hamilton’s 18th-Century Fashion with a Panel Discussion and Fashion Demonstration

A panel discussion and fashion show on 18th-century women's clothing, the cumulation of the Museum's "Fashioning Eliza" project
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Purple Heart Truck to Stop in Philadelphia as Part of a 7,800-Mile Journey, June 20

A bright purple Ford F-150 truck will be parked on the outdoor plaza of the Museum of the American Revolution on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. as part of the 2018 Purple Heart Truck Run. Driven exclusively by amputee veterans, the mobility-enabled truck is making a 7,800 mile journey across America to raise awareness for mobility issues faced by combat-wounded veterans.
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