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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Whole HamFam

Got a Hamilton lover in the family? The Museum of the American Revolution has your holiday shopping list covered with unique gifts for the whole HamFam at all price points, from books to apparel and even a Hamilton-themed getaway. Gift items are available at the Museum’s shop (Museum admission not required for entry) or online here.
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March into Spring Break at the Museum, March 23 – April 7

March into spring at the Museum of the American Revolution over Spring Break, March 23 – April 7, 2024, to explore what life was like during the Revolutionary War with military-themed crafts, interactive discovery carts, in-gallery talks, and more. Plus, celebrate the start of the season by joining an outdoor neighborhood walking tour, offered daily.
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Guests with masks enjoy the images of Revolutionary War veterans.

Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum

November 11-15, 2020
Honor America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve our nation today over Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum.
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Spring Break: Spring Training with the Museum

March 26-April 12, 2021
March into spring break and discover the efforts of Revolutionary-era Philadelphians who helped prepare the Continental Army's supplies each spring during the Revolutionary War.
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Members of the US Navy Band Northeast quintet holding their instruments while dressed in uniform.
courtesy of Navy Band Northeast

U.S. Navy Band Northeast Performance and Ceremony in Honor of Commodore John Barry

October 15, 2023, from 12-12:30 p.m.
During Philadelphia’s celebration of Navy Week, join us on the Museum’s outdoor plaza for a special performance and ceremony in honor of Commodore John Barry
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A family of four walks down the spiral staircase decorated with festive winter greenery and red bows.

Winter Break 2023 at the Museum

December 23-31, 2023
Throughout Winter Break at the Museum, join us to explore life during the winter months of the American Revolution through live 18th-century music, first-person theatrical performances, wintery scenes in Revolution Place, hands-on discovery carts, engaging in-gallery talks, and more for the whole family.
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Map of Europe and Northern Africa showing a selection of events related to the American Revolution in those areas.

Ukraine and the American Revolution

After years of conflict, Russia began a full-scale invasion of Ukraine on Feb. 24, 2022. Take a closer look as we examine Ukraine’s history and the influence of the American Revolution on Ukraine.
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Elizabeth "Betty" Dorn's short gown
Monmouth County Historical Society, Freehold, NJ. Gift of Mrs. Charles G. Bennet and Miss Louise Hartshorne, 1935

SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make Elizabeth Dorn’s Gown (Virtual)

February 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This four-week virtual workshop will introduce participants to fashion history and how to make your own short gown based on Elizabeth “Betty” Dorn’s short gown.
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Finding Freedom Online Interactive and Virtual Resources Orientation

January 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop will discover the features of the Museum's Finding Freedom online interactive and explore opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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Nathan Alford-Tate portrays James Forten in a first-person theatrical performance at the Museum.

James Forten: Growing Up in the Revolution

November 17, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Museum educators for this free online teacher workshop as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he experienced the Revolutionary era.
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