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Classes on the American Revolution

Learn more about classes offered by the Museum, including five-week AmRev Seminar courses and hands-on Artisan Workshops.
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2022 Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture with Dr. Danielle Allen

January 27, 2022 from 6-7 p.m.
Political theorist and author Dr. Danielle Allen will join the Museum of the American Revolution as the distinguished lecturer for the fourth Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture.
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Wawa Welcomed as New Corporate Sponsor

With George Washington looking on, the Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $250,000 from Wawa.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names Harvard University Historian and Author Jane Kamensky as New Board Member

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of Harvard University historian and author Dr. Jane Kamensky as the newest member of the Museum’s Board of Directors.
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Celebrate Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, Oct. 9 - 11

Explore Native American history and culture at the Museum of the American Revolution during the Museum’s annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration from Saturday, October 9 – Monday, October 11, 2021.
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Museum of the American Revolution Names John A. Catsimatidis, Jr. and Alan H. Fleischmann to Board of Directors

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of John A. Catsimatidis, Jr. and Alan H. Fleischmann as the newest members of the Museum’s Board of Directors.
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Historic Forten Family Bible Donated to Museum of the American Revolution by Descendants of James Forten

An historic Bible, connected to one of the most significant African American families in Philadelphia’s history, has been donated to the Museum of the American Revolution by Atwood “Kip” Forten Jacobs and his daughter Taylor Jacqueline Rodriguez Jacobs, direct descendants of Black Revolutionary War veteran and abolitionist James Forten. The Bible is currently on display – for the first time in public – in the Museum’s special exhibition Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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Free Admission for Veterans, Military, and Blue Star Families During Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 10 – 12

This Veterans Day Weekend, Friday, Nov. 10 – Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023, the Museum of the American Revolution will pay tribute to America’s first veterans as well as those who continue to serve our nation today. Visitors of all ages can enjoy walking tours, performances, and other family-friendly activities. From Nov. 10-12, the Museum will offer free admission to veterans, those currently serving in the military, and Blue Star Families, courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal.
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Spring Break at the Museum

April 9-24, 2022
Explore life on land and at sea during the Revolutionary War throughout Spring Break at the Museum with family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and stories to learn more about the lives of soldiers and privateers.
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Museum Site Secured Through Historic Land Exchange

The museum has secured a site at 3rd and Chestnut Streets in historic Philadelphia to build the nation’s first museum dedicated to telling the entire story of The American Revolution.
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