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Have Breakfast with Founding Father George Washington this Father’s Day Weekend

This Father’s Day weekend, celebrate with the father of our country – George Washington – at the Museum of the American Revolution on Saturday, June 16. Guests can meet-and-greet a Washington historical interpreter and enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet of muffins, pastries and mini-quiches, courtesy of Brûlée Catering, in the Museum’s elegant Liberty Hall.
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Explore Life on Land and Sea During a Revolutionary Spring Break, April 9-24

Explore life on land and at sea during A Revolutionary Spring Break at the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, April 9 – Sunday, April 24, 2022. Enjoy family-friendly crafts, pop-up talks, discovery carts and more to discover what life was like for soldiers, sailors, and camp followers during the Revolutionary War.
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Two male adolescents interactive with a digital map in Revolution Place. They are both dressed in Revolutionary-era clothing.

Join a Virtual Playdate for Kids with “History Explorers Club,” Nov. 18

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with Storytelling and More
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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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Play Our Fox and Geese Game

Challenge a friend to a game of Fox and Geese, a game similar to checkers and easy to play anywhere.
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Historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf Present a Provocative Discussion on Our Nation’s Third President, Thomas Jefferson

Distinguished historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter S. Onuf will discuss their recent book Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, a nuanced portrait of the mind and character of our nation’s third president, at the Museum of the American Revolution on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces New Director of Education Elizabeth A. Grant

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Elizabeth A. Grant as Director of Education. Grant brings to the Museum more than a decade of experience in cultural and heritage education, successfully leading teams in developing and delivering active learning programs to engage diverse audiences, including children, young people, students, and lifelong learners.
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Renowned Painting of George Washington’s March to Valley Forge Installed at Museum of the American Revolution

From textbooks to postage stamps and post cards, William Trego’s “The March to Valley Forge, December 19, 1777” is one of the most reproduced – and recognizable – images commemorating the Revolutionary War. The iconic work was recently installed at the Museum of the American Revolution and will be on display when the Museum opens on April 19.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Explore Stories of Unsung Black Revolutionaries During Juneteenth Weekend at the Museum, June 17 – 19

Celebrate Juneteenth, the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the legal abolition of slavery in the United States, with the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, June 17 – Monday, June 19, 2023, and explore stories of perseverance, leadership, and creativity in the continuing struggle for equality for all through gallery tours, pop-up talks, crafts and more.
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Groundbreaking Special Exhibition "Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia" Opens in February 2023

A groundbreaking new special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia, will bring together – for the first time in a major museum exhibition – more than 100 historical artifacts to tell the inspiring story of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and his family’s tireless pursuit of liberty and equality from the Revolutionary era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.
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Donna Lawrence Productions and Bluecadet Selected as Museum Media Producers

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that two award-winning firms—Donna Lawrence Productions and Bluecadet—will produce the films, multi-media and interactives for the Museum of the American Revolution.
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