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Museum Honors America’s First Fallen Soldiers and Sailors During Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution, and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations from Saturday, May 26 – Monday, May 28, 2018 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Veterans and active or retired military will receive free admission courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal during Memorial Day Weekend.
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New “Third Tuesdays” Series Kicks Off Sept. 19

The Museum of the American Revolution’s new “Third Tuesdays: History After Hours” series kicks off on Tuesday, Sept. 19 with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m. on the third Tuesday evening of each month, featuring special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits. The next “Third Tuesdays” event this year will take place on Oct. 17. They will resume in January 2018.
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Fife and Drum Party on the Plaza

On Saturday, August 19 from Noon – 3 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution will host a Fife and Drum Party on the Museum’s outdoor plaza to celebrate the musicians of the Continental Army who helped the United States win its independence. The event is free and open to the public. (Rain plan: the party will be moved into the Museum’s first-floor Patriot Gallery and will still be free to the public.)
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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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Bring the Whole Family to the Museum this Thanksgiving Weekend for Ornament-Making, Holiday Shopping, and More, Nov. 25 – 27

This Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, Nov. 25 – Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to kick off the holiday season with immersive exhibits and activities the whole family will enjoy, including ornament-making, pop-up talks, and discovery carts.
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History Museums’ Super Bowl Wager to Be Fulfilled April 17

A wager made in the spirit of friendly competition in the weeks leading up to Super Bowl LII will soon be fulfilled at the Museum of the American Revolution. Wearing Philadelphia Eagles gear, President of the Massachusetts Historical Society Catherine Allgor will deliver a speech defending Philadelphia – not Boston – as the true American “Cradle of Liberty” on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at Noon.
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Finding Freedom: Big Ideas

Explore short essays to discover how the stories of Andrew, Deborah, Eve, London and Jack fit into the broader experiences of people of African descent in the colonial and Revolutionary eras.
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Unit 6: Soldiers of African Descent in the Revolutionary War

This unit is to help students learn more about soldiers of African descent and their wartime experiences as well as how the war created both challenges and opportunities for these individuals.
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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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