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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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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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18 Memorable Museum Moments from 2018

The Museum marked its first full year in 2018 and it was a year of historic firsts! We welcomed more than 300,000 visitors from countries across the world.
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Until Justice Be Done by Kate Masur teal book cover with white text.

Until Justice Be Done

Read an excerpt from Kate Masur's book, Until Justice Be Done: America's First Civil Rights Movement, from the Revolution to Reconstruction.
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A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Memorial Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

May 27-29, 2023
Join the Museum to pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War and celebrate the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations. Veterans, military, and Blue Star Families enjoy free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend.
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Could Women and Men Be Friends in the Founding Era? Dr. Cassandra A. Good Will Explore the Risks and Rewards of “Founding Friendships,” March 9

Part of the Museum’s Popular Read the Revolution Speaker Series
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Museum Wins PA Museums’ Statewide Institutional Award of Merit for “Hamilton Was Here” Special Exhibition

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has been recognized with a 2020 Institutional Award of Merit from PA Museums for its 2018-19 exhibit Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia.
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George Washington’s Headquarters Tent Installed

One of the most iconic surviving artifacts from the Revolutionary War, the field tent used as General George Washington’s wartime headquarters was installed in its new state-of-the-art home at the Museum of the American Revolution after a years-long process to conserve and display it.
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Visitors of the Museum of the American Revolution in the Liberty Tree gallery which features a Liberty Tree
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The American Revolution 101: A Historical Seminar

January 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
In this interactive virtual class series, explore the four core questions at the heart of the Museum, and learn about the origins, events, and people of the American Revolution.
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Brave Men as Ever Fought painting unveiling
Museum of the American Revolution, Funded by the National Park Service Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail

AmRev Presents: A Veterans Day Premiere of "Meet James Forten"

November 11, 2021 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Experience the premiere of the Museum's newest first-person theatrical performance, "Meet James Forten," and hear from the playwright, actor, and the Museum about how the performance was made.
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