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History Explorer Day Camp: Revolution, The Game

April 10, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join the Museum for History Explorer Day Camp, a full-day, drop-off/pick-up camp that allows your student the chance to spend their day off from school in a fun, exciting, and educational environment, using the Museum, our collection, and our beautiful Old City neighborhood.
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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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Big Idea 3: Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

Learn how soldiers during the Revolutionary War fought for the Continental Army, British Army, French Army, or the Hessian Army, and how Don Troiani’s paintings can help bring these soldiers' stories to life.
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Big Idea 7: Continuing the Forten Family Legacy

Learn more about how following James Forten's death in 1842, the Forten family kept his spirit alive by pushing to make Philadelphia and the country a better place for people of African descent.
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Big Idea 4: James Forten and Entrepreneurs of African Descent

Learn more about how James Forten and other people of African descent managed to overcome many challenges to become successful in business at a time when most people did not consider them equal.
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Discover Revolutionary-Era Signs and Symbols at “Lion and Unicorn” After-Hours Event, Sept. 17

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NOW VIRTUAL | Thanksgiving Weekend with the Museum

November 27-29, 2020
Join the Museum online over Thanksgiving weekend for free make-at-home crafts, colonial cooking demonstrations, and more.
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A painting of Washington at the Battle of Princeton, 1777
Courtesy Don Troiani

AmRev Quizzo: Ten Crucial Days! with The American Battlefield Trust

December 16, 2021 from 6-7:30 p.m.
Join staff from the Museum of the American Revolution and the American Battlefield Trust for online history Quizzo.
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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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The British Are Back! Living History Event on November 6 Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia

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, November 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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