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Museum of the American Revolution Earns the Certified Autism Center Designation

The Museum of the American Revolution has earned the Certified Autism Center™ (CAC) designation, granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards (IBCCES).
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Discover Regional Sites Where Revolutionary History Was Made, Aug. 21

Grab a cocktail and kick back for a Revolutionary Staycation right here at home – no passport or airfare necessary! Dozens of historic sites and landmarks from across Philadelphia and its surrounding countryside will join the Museum of the American Revolution on Tuesday, August 21, from 5 – 8 p.m. for a Revolutionary Staycation-themed event, part of the Museum’s History After Hours series.
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Museum of the American Revolution Celebrates Plaza Opening and Dedicates Building to Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest

Hundreds of friends and neighbors gathered today at the Museum of the American Revolution to celebrate the opening of the Museum’s outdoor plaza and dedicate its recently completed building to Board Chairman Gerry Lenfest and his wife Marguerite Lenfest. The Museum officially opens to the public on April 19, 2017.
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Rare Powder Horn Illuminates Little-Known Story of Gershom Prince and Other Black Soldiers of the Revolutionary War

A powder horn of Black Revolutionary War soldier Gershom Prince, killed at the Battle of Wyoming in Northeastern Pennsylvania, now on display
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Dueling Pottery Wheels, Conservation Demonstrations and Crafts at Ceramics-Themed “History After Hours” Event, Nov. 13

Philadelphia earned a reputation in the 1700’s as the capital city of craft, and the city’s maker movement is still alive and well today. On Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum of the American Revolution’s Ceramics in the City-themed History After Hours event will celebrate the craftspeople, artisans, and artificers who made the Revolution possible and those who continue to make Philadelphia a hub for the handmade.
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Can We Memorialize Historical Figures Without Glorifying Atrocities? Museum Hosts Panel During Indigenous Peoples Celebration

This Columbus Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an Indigenous Peoples Celebration from Thursday, Oct. 4 – Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in partnership with the Oneida Indian Nation. The celebration of indigenous peoples and cultures will include performances by Oneida Indian Nation dancers, demonstrations by native craftspeople, and an evening panel discussion.
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Museum President and Director of Education to Appear on NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” with Actor and Comedian Nick Offerman, July 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, and Adrienne Whaley, Director of Education and Community Engagement, lend their expertise in American history and genealogy to actor and comedian Nick Offerman during the Sunday, July 17, 2022, episode of NBC’s acclaimed genealogy series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Historian Joseph J. Ellis to Speak at Museum, Sept. 27

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Joseph J. Ellis has devoted his life to studying the lives and times of George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and other great leaders of the Revolutionary era, exploring how they both reflected and transcended their era.
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It’s Hamiltime! Enjoy Double the Hamilton with Exhibits at the Museum of the American Revolution and National Constitution Center

Move over, New York! Hamilton mania has descended on Philly. Even before the smash hit Broadway musical comes to town next year, Hamil-fans can get their fix with two exhibits that perfectly complement each other and are accessible with one discounted ticket.
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A mother takes a picture of her two young daughters, all wearing masks, on one of the cannons of the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

March into Spring Break at the Museum with the Whole Family, March 26 - April 12

March into Spring Break at the Museum of the American Revolution and explore what life was like for the Continental Army and its followers with special pop-up talks, take-and-make crafts, and activities for all ages from Thursday, March 26 – Monday, April 12, 2021.
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