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Revolutionize Your Summer Vacation at the Museum of the American Revolution

Heat up your summer plans with a visit to Philadelphia and enjoy extended hours and family-friendly activities at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Revolutionary-Era Portrait of British Army Officer William Dansey and Flag He Captured to be Reunited for the First Time in Nearly a Century

The Museum of the American Revolution partners with Delaware Historical Society to reunite the portrait and flag of William Dansey.
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Revolutionize Your Summer with Special Events and Activities for All Ages at the Museum

Make this summer one for the history books! Join us at the Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia for a jam-packed lineup of special exhibitions, events, and activities for visitors of all ages. Plus, don’t miss the Museum’s special holiday weekends as we celebrate Memorial Day, Flag Day, Juneteenth, Fourth of July, and Labor Day.
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Experience Life in the Continental Army During Spring Break at the Museum of the American Revolution

During Spring Break visitors can participate in family-friendly activities that explore what life was like for the Continental Army.
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Museum Acquires Sea Chest of John Claypoole, Husband of Betsy Ross

The wooden sea chest of Revolutionary War veteran John Claypoole, third husband of Betsy Ross, is now on display at the Museum of the American Revolution.
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Revolutionize Date Night with a Love Letter-Themed Evening During “History After Hours”

Think romance is history? So does the Museum of the American Revolution. On Tuesday, Feb. 20 from 5 – 8 p.m., the Museum will host a love letter-themed evening that will explore the stories of Revolutionaries who wrote romantic letters, went on dates, and carved “busks” for their sweethearts to wear close to their hearts. Enjoy live music from a strolling violinist and have an artist capture your likeness in a silhouette to take home.
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History After Hours Series Returns to Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution’s monthly History After Hours series will return on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits. Tickets for History After Hours events are $10 for adults and can be purchased online in advance here or at the door.
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George Washington’s Headquarters Flag to be Displayed in Philadelphia for the First Time Since the Revolutionary War, Beginning Flag Day

The faded and fragile blue silk flag that marked General George Washington’s presence on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War will be on display this Flag Day, marking its first public display in Philadelphia since the war itself and its first appearance in Pennsylvania in decades.
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FBI Solves 50 Year Cold Case Enabling Revolutionary War Era Firearm To Be Reclaimed And Put On Display

The Museum of the American Revolution will publicly display a rare Revolutionary era American firearm, the Christian Oerter rifle.
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An 18th-Century Twist on Spring Training: Training the Continental Army!

During Spring Break from Saturday, March 24 – Sunday, April 8, 2018, the Museum of the American Revolution will offer family-friendly activities and daily demonstrations that explore what life was like for the Continental Army and its followers during that spring of 1778.
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