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The British Are Coming Back! Living History Weekend Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Sept. 28-29
Two-day recreation the British occupation of Philadelphia, coinciding with the opening of Cost of Revolution: Life and Death of an Irish Solider.Read Press Release
Commemorate Memorial Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution, May 27-29
This Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 27 - Monday, May 29, 2023, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the stories of the diverse range of men and women who served and sacrificed during the Revolutionary War and pay tribute those who continue to serve our nation today. Throughout the weekend, veterans, military, and Blue Star Families will receive free admission.Read Press Release
The British Are Back! Living History Event on November 6 Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia
In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event Occupied Philadelphia on Saturday, November 6, 2021, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.Read Press Release
Occupied Philadelphia 2021November 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Join us as we recreate the dark days of the 1777-78 British occupation with Occupied Philadelphia, the Museum’s annual flagship living history event.Go to Event
The Blind African Slave (originally 1810)
Read an excerpt from Kari Winter's 2004 edited edition of The Blind African Slave: Memoirs of Boyrereau Brinch, Nicknamed Jeffrey Brace by Jeffrey Brace as told to Benjamin F. Prentiss, Esq. (1810).Read More
A British-Occupied Members TeatimeNovember 6, 2022 from 1-2:30 p.m.
Join your fellow Museum Members for a spot of afternoon tea and activities for History Explorers with costumed British soldiers and civilians in Liberty Hall as part of Occupied Philadelphia.Go to Event
The British Are Back! “Occupied Philadelphia” Living History Event Recreates the British Occupation of Philadelphia, Nov. 5-6
In the fall of 1777, Philadelphia was seized by the British and occupied for nine long months. The Museum of the American Revolution will recreate this little-known time in our city’s history as part of its annual living history event, Occupied Philadelphia, on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6, 2022, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.Read Press Release
Labor Day Weekend 2023 at the MuseumSeptember 2-4, 2023
Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum to explore our Black Founders special exhibit, participate in family-friendly activities and crafts, and more as we wrap up A Revolutionary Summer. Children 12 years old and younger will receive free Museum admission throughout the holiday weekend.Go to Event
Member Morning: Revolutionary City Walking TourJuly 2, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members on Sunday, July 2, to explore our Old City neighborhood and imagine what life was like in the 1700s on our Revolutionary City walking tour.Go to Event
Beat the Heat at the Museum of the American Revolution this August
John Adams wrote that he dreaded “the melting Heats of a Philadelphia Summer,” but even though it’s hot outside, cool things are happening at the Museum of the American Revolution this August. In addition to enjoying the Museum’s ice-cold air conditioning (a perk of strict climate requirements for preserving artifacts), visitors can enjoy everything from 18th-century music on the outdoor plaza to an archaeology station and history-themed happy hours.Read Press Release