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Kids Get in Free During Labor Day Weekend

Clean out those summer cobwebs and get your brain back in gear at the Museum of the American Revolution this Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, Aug. 31 through Monday, Sept. 2. Kids 12 and under will receive FREE admission to the Museum throughout the weekend.
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Kids Get in Free this Labor Day Weekend During Museum’s Back-to-School Celebration

Clean out those summer cobwebs and get your brain back in gear at the Museum of the American Revolution this Labor Day Weekend, Saturday, Sept. 1 through Monday, Sept. 3. Kids 12 and under will receive free admission to the Museum throughout the weekend.
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Sword of Revolutionary War General Hugh Mercer Presented to Museum by St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia

A sword that belonged to General Hugh Mercer, a fallen hero of the American Revolution and a close friend of George Washington, was presented to the Museum of the American Revolution by the St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia at a ceremony today, Jan. 12, the 240th anniversary of Mercer’s death. The sword will be on display at the new Museum when it opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names John Aglialoro as New Board Member

At its Sept. 21 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected John Aglialoro as its newest member. Also at the meeting, Board Member David Acton was named Vice Chairman, filling the position that was vacated with the passing of Carl Buchholz earlier this year.
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Tiffany Bacon as Elizabeth Freeman

Explore the Stories of Unsung Revolutionaries at the Museum and Online During Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month and explore the stories of unsung Revolutionaries with the Museum this February.
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Unit 1: Understanding the British Empire

Introduce students to the scope, depth, and diversity of British North America and the British Empire in the years preceding the Declaration of Independence.
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A watercolor depicts Deborah and Harry, with their backs to the viewer, aboard a ship setting sail for Nova Scotia. They look out on men and women in the streets fighting for their freedom, as the Americans won the war. Many people were fighting for a place on the ships that were evacuating Loyalists.

Interactive Features

Dig deeper into compelling stories and complex events of the American Revolution through our interactive online learning experiences, Finding Freedom and Season of Independence.
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A young female visitor draws a picture. Behind her is a 13-star flag, which was part of the Museum's 2019 summer exhibition, A New Constellation.

Design Your Own Flag Craft

Download our printable PDF worksheet and instructions below to learn what some of the symbols mean and then create a flag of your own.
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Howard Pyle engraving
Collection of Ann Lewis and Mike Sponder

Orientation to When Women Lost the Vote Online Exhibit and Teacher Resources (Virtual)

January 7, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free workshop, teachers can discover the Museum's new When Women Lost the Vote virtual exhibit and explore the resources and opportunities for using it in the classroom.
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Museum of the American Revolution Post-Doctoral Curatorial Fellow for Women's History Marcela Micucci

The New Jersey Exception in Six Documents

April 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free teacher workshop, join exhibit co-curator Dr. Marcela Micucci to use the Museum's When Women Lost the Vote virtual exhibit to analyze primary sources documenting a moment from 1776-1807 when women and people of color were able to vote in New Jersey.
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