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“Winter Weekends” in December Feature Musical Performances, a Silhouette Artist, Ornament-Making, and More Festive Fun

Join Us during “Winter Weekends” in December for Musical Performances, Ornament-Making, and More Festive Fun
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

The Road to Independence

Core Exhibition
How did people become Revolutionaries? Discover how the American colonists – most of them content and even proud British subjects – became Revolutionaries as the roots of rebellion took hold.
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The Darkest Hour

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How did the Revolution survive its darkest hour? Explore how America would soon learn that it was one thing to declare independence, and quite another to secure it.
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New “Read the Revolution” Speaker Series Launches with Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Alan Taylor on July 19

The Museum of the American Revolution has launched a “Read the Revolution” speaker series that will bring celebrated authors and historians to the Museum for lively discussions of their work. The evening programs will explore recent work on the people, events, and ideals of America’s revolutionary beginnings.
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Tickets Now on Sale for 2019-2020 Special Exhibition “Cost of Revolution" at the Museum of the American Revolution, Sept. 28 – March 17

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming special exhibition Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier, which officially opens to the public Sept. 28, 2019 and runs through March 17, 2020 at the Museum of the American Revolution, the exhibition’s exclusive venue.
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Museum President Dr. Scott Stephenson to Appear in an Episode of TLC’S ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ December 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, will lend his expertise in American history to "Glee" actor and Broadway performer Matthew Morrison during the Monday, Dec. 17 episode of TLC’s Emmy-Award winning series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Make a Revolutionary Fashion Statement at Museum’s History After Hours Event, Sept. 25

What does your wardrobe say about you? From your favorite sports team’s gear to MAGA hats and “Black Lives Matter” T-shirts, clothing can speak louder than words regarding the causes you support, both personally and politically. But the “wear your cause” movement is nothing new.
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Free Fife and Drum Party on the Museum’s Outdoor Plaza, August 18

Sound the drummers call! Beat the quick march! On Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution will be celebrating the fifers and drummers of the Revolutionary War with a free Fife and Drum Party on the Museum’s outdoor plaza.
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Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Kari Winter and Rhonda Brace

Historian Dr. Kari J. Winter to Discuss Powerful Memoir of Formerly Enslaved Revolutionary War Veteran Jeffrey Brace, Feb. 17

Historian and author Dr. Kari J. Winter will discuss the rare and powerful memoir of Jeffrey Brace, an enslaved man who won his freedom through service during the Revolutionary War, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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New Online Exhibit “Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier” Now Available

The Museum of the American Revolution’s award-winning 2019-2020 special exhibition Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier is now available to virtual visitors through a robust online experience. The online exhibit is free and accessible to anyone with an internet connection.
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