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Experience the “Ten Crucial Days” of the Revolutionary War During Winter Break

During Winter Break, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can read stories of those who experienced Washington's strategy against the British.
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Museum Pilots Citizenship Initiative to Prepare Philadelphia-Area Immigrants to Become Engaged U.S. Citizens

This summer, the Museum of the American Revolution is piloting a new initiative to help aspiring citizens in the Philadelphia area prepare for U.S. citizenship, the first time a program like this has been offered at a Philadelphia museum.
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New 360-Degree Virtual Tour of Groundbreaking Special Exhibit "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Now Available

With a newly launched virtual tour, people from across the globe can now experience a 360-degree walkthrough of the Museum of the American Revolution’s groundbreaking current special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

Juneteenth with the Museum

June 17-21, 2021
Explore the continuing struggle for equality for all and join the Museum to mark the anniversary of Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.
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Dissecting the Declaration

May 25, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Educators are invited to join this free workshop to take a closer look at the Declaration of Independence, work together to analyze the context that surrounded it, and reflect on its legacy.
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Ricardo Herrera headshot to the left of the book cover for his book Feeding Washington's Army.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Ricardo Herrera

January 26, 2023 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Author and historian Dr. Ricardo A. Herrera will discuss his extensive new book on the Continental Army’s encampment at Valley Forge titled, Feeding Washington’s Army: Surviving the Valley Forge Winter of 1778.
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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.
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A high up view of the War at Sea gallery in the Museum of the American Revolution featuring a sloop
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History Explorers Club: Life at Sea

January 23, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join us for January's family-friendly History Explorers Club to learn about life aboard a privateer ship, including what they ate, what your job might have been, and how they passed the time.
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Liberty Virtual Tour and Resources Orientation

March 8, 2022 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Teachers participating in this free workshop will join Museum educators to explore the Museum's new 360-degree virtual tour of our Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War exhibition and teacher resources.
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2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War

April 7-9, 2022
The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War will be held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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