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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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Museum of the American Revolution Marks Six Months Until Opening

Exactly 235 years after the Surrender at Yorktown, the Museum of the American Revolution will also celebrate a milestone, as Oct. 19, 2016 officially marks six months before the new Museum opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Season of Independence

Explore the spread of support for American independence from January to July of 1776. Encounter the perspectives of real men and women on all sides of the debate.
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Museum of the American Revolution Wins Prestigious 2020 AASLH Award of Excellence for “Hamilton Was Here” Exhibit

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has announced that the Museum of the American Revolution is the recipient of a 2020 Award of Excellence for its 2018-19 exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.
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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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Interactive Online Children’s Book Explores John and Abigail Adams’ Unique Partnership and Role in Shaping a New Nation

The Museum of the American Revolution has launched an animated, online version of the nonfiction children’s book Abigail & John, written by David Bruce Smith and illustrated by artist Clarice Smith.
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Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award for African American Interpretive Program

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a silver-level Anthem Award in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion category for its African American Interpretive Program.
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Halloween Weekend at the Museum

October 29-30, 2022
This Halloween weekend, join us at the Museum for Revolutionary family-friendly frights and fun, including turnip-carving demonstrations, Revolutionary stencils for your jack-o-lantern, and more. Plus, children ages 12 and under who wear a costume on their visit get $2 off admission!
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Finding Freedom Glossary

The Finding Freedom glossary of terms may be useful as you explore the Finding Freedom Interactive, Big Ideas, and Primary Sources.
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German Language Printing of the Declaration of Independence
Previously on loan from Gettysburg College Special Collections and College Archives

Germany and the American Revolution

Examine the role Germany played in the American Revolution, who Germany's major players were, and additional resources to continue learning more.
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