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A mother takes a photo of her son and daughter sitting on a chair in the Writing the Constitution section inside the Museum galleries. She is bended on one knee as her husband stands next to her.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 25-27, 2022
Join the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend to explore the compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events of the American Revolution for the whole family.
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Artisan Workshop Make A Haversack

CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Haversack

December 28, 2022 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join us for this in-person, beginner-level Artisan Workshop to learn “plain sewing” and create a Revolutionary soldier’s linen haversack, like a modern shoulder bag.
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How Can Augmented Reality Enhance Public History? Panel Discussion with West Point, April 20

How can one of technology’s most cutting-edge advances – augmented reality – bring to life centuries-old stories from the American Revolution? On Friday, April 20, 2018 at 1:30 p.m., cadets from the United States Military Academy will join the Museum of the American Revolution for a discussion on using digital technologies to energize public history.
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Discover Revolutionary-Era Signs and Symbols at “Lion and Unicorn” After-Hours Event, Sept. 17

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Museum of the American Revolution Wins PA Museums Statewide Institutional Award of Merit

The Museum will receive an Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums at the association’s Annual Statewide Museum Conference for Revolution Place.
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This image shows adolescent males, in military costumes, sitting inside the camp site tent in Revolution Place. There is also a mother dressing her son in a military costume, standing outside the tent.

History Explorers Club: Camp Life

July 24, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Find out more about the people you would find at a Continental Army camp and the critical roles they played at this family-friendly History Explorers Club.
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A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

History Explorers Club: Ask a Historian

August 28, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about what a historian does and ask a Museum historian all your burning questions about the Revolutionary Era at our family-friendly August History Explorers Club.
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Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration and the Museum's Birthday Celebration

April 16-19, 2021
Join the Museum on-site and online to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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State Of The Museum Address

DATE CHANGE | 2023 State of the Museum Address

May 17, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the fifth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson
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Three visitors look at a pew from Mother Bethel AME Church in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Black Founders Educator Deep-Dive

May 17, 2023 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free virtual workshop will explore how to incorporate our new Black Founders teacher resource guide and 360-degree virtual tour into their classrooms.
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