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Revolutionize Your Summer Vacation at the Museum of the American Revolution

Heat up your summer plans with a visit to Philadelphia and enjoy extended hours and family-friendly activities at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of the American Revolution Offer “Art & Revolution” Special Discounted Joint Ticket this Summer

From one of the oldest, most iconic museums in Philadelphia to the newest, a new “Art & Revolution” discounted joint ticket will provide access to two world-class institutions this summer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Museum of the American Revolution have teamed up to offer visitors a convenient joint ticket that includes access to both for a discounted price from July 2 – September 2, 2019.
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Unfolded sheet of creased and weathered paper with brown cursive handwriting

Council with Native Americans Letter

Colonel John Bull of Pennsylvania wrote to General Thomas Wharton about preparations for a council with the Mohawk, the Cayuga, the Seneca, and the Muncie, Quinault, and Nanticoke people.
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Revolutionary-Era Portrait of British Army Officer William Dansey and Flag He Captured to be Reunited for the First Time in Nearly a Century

The Museum of the American Revolution partners with Delaware Historical Society to reunite the portrait and flag of William Dansey.
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The Last Muster

Read this excerpt from Maureen Taylor’s The Last Muster to learn more about three veterans of the American Revolution—Nathaniel Ames, Agrippa Hull, and Ezra Green.
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Revolutionize Your Summer with Special Events and Activities for All Ages at the Museum

Make this summer one for the history books! Join us at the Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia for a jam-packed lineup of special exhibitions, events, and activities for visitors of all ages. Plus, don’t miss the Museum’s special holiday weekends as we celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, and Labor Day.
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Washington's War Tent

General George Washington's original sleeping and office tent from the Revolutionary War.
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George Washington's Camp Cups

These cups, with later commemorative inscriptions, are part of a set of twelve that descended in the Washington family and are said to have been owned and used by George Washington during the war.
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This browning fading piece of paper is a reciept for the purchase of muskets from France during the Revolutionary War.

Receipt for a Stand of French Arms

In this handwritten receipt, Massachusetts soldiers Phineas Morgan and Palatiah Allen acknowledge receiving new French muskets and bayonets in exchange for their worn-out weapons while encamped on Van Schaick's Island in the Hudson River
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Revolutionize Date Night with a Love Letter-Themed Evening During “History After Hours”

Think romance is history? So does the Museum of the American Revolution. On Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum will host a love letter-themed evening that will explore the stories of Revolutionaries who wrote romantic letters, went on dates, and carved “busks” for their sweethearts to wear close to their hearts. Enjoy live music from a strolling violinist and have an artist capture your likeness in a silhouette to take home.
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