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Get the Whole Story with National Constitution Center and Museum of the American Revolution Discounted Joint Ticket

Two premier museums inspired by world-changing documents are now accessible with one convenient ticket. After a hiatus during the pandemic, Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution and the National Constitution Center are teaming up again to offer visitors a joint ticket that includes admission to both institutions for a discounted price.
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Best-Selling Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts to Discuss New Book on the Women of the Civil War, April 27

Proving the old adage that “behind every great man is a great woman,” best-selling author, journalist and political commentator Cokie Roberts explored the lives of the wives, sisters, and female friends of the men leading America into — and through — the Civil War at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, April 27.
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Danielle Allen to Discuss Groundbreaking Book “Our Declaration," Jan. 27

Political theorist and author Dr. Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University, will join the Museum as the distinguished lecturer for the fourth annual Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 from 6 – 7 p.m.
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Museum Asks Visitors How They Will #BeTheRevolution, Aims to Create Flag with 10,000 Personalized Ribbons by July 4

The Museum of the American Revolution is asking visitors and passersby to declare how they are carrying forward the American Revolution’s promises of liberty and equality by adding a personalized ribbon to a flag-shaped “Declarations Wall.” The wall is located on the Museum’s outdoor plaza from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The goal is to collect 10,000 ribbons by July 4.
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Priceless Diamond Eagle of the Society of the Cincinnati Worn by George Washington Now Displayed in Philadelphia for the First Time

The Diamond Eagle — an exquisite jewel-encrusted medal owned and worn by George Washington — is now on display in Philadelphia for the first time since it was presented to Washington in this city 233 years ago.
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Revolutionize Date Night with a Love Letter-Themed Evening During “History After Hours”

Think romance is history? So does the Museum of the American Revolution. On Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum will host a love letter-themed evening that will explore the stories of Revolutionaries who wrote romantic letters, went on dates, and carved “busks” for their sweethearts to wear close to their hearts. Enjoy live music from a strolling violinist and have an artist capture your likeness in a silhouette to take home.
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Fife and Drum Party on the Plaza

On Saturday, August 19 from Noon – 3 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution will host a Fife and Drum Party on the Museum’s outdoor plaza to celebrate the musicians of the Continental Army who helped the United States win its independence. The event is free and open to the public. (Rain plan: the party will be moved into the Museum’s first-floor Patriot Gallery and will still be free to the public.)
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women with a Mother’s Day Tea Featuring Special Guest Martha Washington

Women played vital roles on the homefront and with armies on campaign during the Revolutionary War. This Mother’s Day, the Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate Revolutionary women with a Mother’s Day Tea on Sunday, May 13, 2018, featuring special guest Martha Washington, portrayed by a costumed historical interpreter. Seatings will take place at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.
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The British Are Back! “Occupied Philadelphia” Living History Event Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Oct. 28-29

In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event, Occupied Philadelphia, on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Museum will offer guided neighborhood walking tours and family-friendly activities exploring what life was like while British forces controlled – or, for some people, attempted to liberate – Philadelphia.
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History Museum and Museum of the American Revolution Present Program on Mrs. Benedict Arnold

Stephen H. Case and Mark Jacob, co-authors of Treacherous Beauty-Peggy Shippen will discuss their book in a public program.
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