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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Marketing Jonathan StilesRead Press Release
Virtual Storytime: Gingerbread for Liberty! by Mara Rockliff
Watch as the Museum's Rebecca Franco, Family Programs Manager, reads aloud Gingerbread for Liberty! How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution, written by Mara Rockliff and illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch, with permission from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.Read More
AmRev360: Inspiring a Love of History
Martha Meehan-Cohen, Director of Advancement for the Supreme Court Historical Society, and David Bruce Smith, founder of the Grateful American Foundation, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.Read More
Beat the Heat at the Museum of the American Revolution this August
John Adams wrote that he dreaded “the melting Heats of a Philadelphia Summer,” but even though it’s hot outside, cool things are happening at the Museum of the American Revolution this August. In addition to enjoying the Museum’s ice-cold air conditioning (a perk of strict climate requirements for preserving artifacts), visitors can enjoy everything from 18th-century music on the outdoor plaza to an archaeology station and history-themed happy hours.Read Press Release
History Explorers Club Live: Occupied PhiladelphiaNovember 6, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. & 1:30-2:30 p.m.
In this family-friendly event geared toward kids ages 6-11, take a walk through Philadelphia under British authority, meeting British soldiers and everyday residents, and getting a hands-on glimpse into life in British-occupied Philadelphia in 1777-78.Go to Event
Museum's 5th Anniversary Celebration & Shot Heard 'Round the World CommemorationApril 19-24, 2022
Join the Museum onsite and online to celebrate the Museum's fifth anniversary and to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world,” as Ralph Waldo Emerson later called it, that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.Go to Event
Museum of the American Revolution Installs Bronze Sculptural Panels Depicting Iconic Revolutionary Moments
The finishing touches are being put on the new Museum of the American Revolution prior to its grand opening on April 19! On April 1, two large-scale (20’ x 40’) bronze sculptural panels were installed in the Museum’s outdoor plaza along Chestnut Street. The sculptures, which weigh in at 1500lbs. each, depict iconic paintings from the American Revolution.Read Press Release
Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Collections and Exhibitions Dr. Aimee E. NewellRead Press Release
Historical Fiction "Remembers the Ladies," Bringing to Life the Harrowing Days of 18th-Century Boston: Museum of the American Revolution Presents the Author of "The Midwife's Revolt"
Jodi Daynard will discuss her book, "The Midwife’s Revolt," in a public program presented by the Museum of the American Revolution.Read Press Release
An Evening with Occupied Philadelphia: His Royal Majesty’s Quizzo and Lantern TourNovember 5 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Young Friends and Museum Circle members are invited to join for a festive evening to kick off Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual living history weekend that recreates Philadelphia’s occupation by British troops in 1777-78 with neighborhood walking tours and family-friendly activities.Go to Event