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Elizabeth "Betty" Dorn's short gown
Monmouth County Historical Society, Freehold, NJ. Gift of Mrs. Charles G. Bennet and Miss Louise Hartshorne, 1935

SOLD OUT | Artisan Workshop Stitch-In: Make Elizabeth Dorn’s Gown (Virtual)

February 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This four-week virtual workshop will introduce participants to fashion history and how to make your own short gown based on Elizabeth “Betty” Dorn’s short gown.
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Acclaimed Filmmaker Ken Burns to Receive Lenfest Award at the Museum of the American Revolution, April 11

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns will be presented with the Gerry Lenfest Spirit of the American Revolution Award at gala at the Museum on April 11th.
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Enjoy the Music of 18th-Century Ireland this Holiday Season, Dec. 26-30

This holiday season, enjoy the “Sounds of the Irish Revolution” with a series of musical performances at the Museum of the American Revolution from Thursday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 30, 2019.
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Author and Historian Judith Van Buskirk to Explore the Lives and Stories of African American Revolutionaries, Feb. 1

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Museum Tickets Go on Sale Feb. 22, George Washington’s 285th Birthday

In honor of George Washington's 285th birthday, general admission tickets to the new Museum of the American Revolution will go on sale on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19.
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Museum of the American Revolution Receives $10M Donation from Oneida Indian Nation

The leadership of The American Revolution Center joined with the Oneida Nation in announcing a $10 million gift from the Oneidas to the Center.
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This image shows adolescent males, in military costumes, sitting inside the camp site tent in Revolution Place. There is also a mother dressing her son in a military costume, standing outside the tent.

History Explorers Club: Camp Life

July 24, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Find out more about the people you would find at a Continental Army camp and the critical roles they played at this family-friendly History Explorers Club.
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A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

History Explorers Club: Ask a Historian

August 28, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Learn about what a historian does and ask a Museum historian all your burning questions about the Revolutionary Era at our family-friendly August History Explorers Club.
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Image 090420 Shot Heard Round The World Gallery 096 Moar Displays

Shot Heard 'Round the World Commemoration and the Museum's Birthday Celebration

April 16-19, 2021
Join the Museum on-site and online to commemorate the anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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A mother and her two children, wearing masks, explore the galleries.

Mother's Day Weekend with the Museum

May 7-10, 2021
This Mother’s Day Weekend learn about the diverse women that played vital, often unsung roles on the home front and with armies on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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