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Unit 1: Washington's Tent and the Revolutionary War

View classroom activities designed for teaching about George Washington's leadership of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War and during his presidency.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Adult Groups

Explore the Museum with your social club, retirement community or special interest group. Audio tours, guided tours, private tours and lectures available.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Corporate Values Tours

Corporate Values Tours at the Museum offer a unique and impactful way to share your company’s values for groups from any workplace.
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Actor Nathan Alford-Tate depicts a sailor in a blue coat holding a sailmaking fid in our Meet James Forten first-person theatrical performance.

First-Person Theatrical Performances

The Museum's original first-person theatrical performances bring to life the diverse lives, perspectives, and experiences of people from the Revolutionary era.
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Acquiring the Tent

One of the greatest treasures in the Museum’s collection is George Washington’s Headquarters Tent. It was Washington’s sleeping and office quarters through most of the Revolutionary War — where he planned military campaigns, met with allies, and wrote his correspondence. Decisions that changed the course of history were made beneath its linen walls.
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Signs and Symbols of the American Revolution

April 14, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this free teacher workshop, encounter specific examples of 18th-century imagery and consider how signs and symbols can be used both as a pathway to historical content and a bridge to the contemporary era.
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An actor depicting James Forten. He has a rope and is wearing a hat. He is glancing away from the camera

James Forten: Growing up in the Revolution

October 27, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
What was it like to grow up during the Revolution? Join Museum educators as we discover the story of young revolutionary James Forten and how he – and other children and teens – experienced this turbulent time.
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Museum Asks Visitors How They Will #BeTheRevolution, Aims to Create Flag with 10,000 Personalized Ribbons by July 4

The Museum of the American Revolution is asking visitors and passersby to declare how they are carrying forward the American Revolution’s promises of liberty and equality by adding a personalized ribbon to a flag-shaped “Declarations Wall.” The wall is located on the Museum’s outdoor plaza from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The goal is to collect 10,000 ribbons by July 4.
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A family of four looks at the exhibit family guide for Liberty.

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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Rare Inscribed Bible Carried at the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775 Acquired by Museum of the American Revolution

A small King James Bible, carried at the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775 and inscribed by its owner, was a new addition to the collection.
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