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Explore 18th-Century Life in Philadelphia this Winter Break

What were Philadelphia winters like for Alexander Hamilton? During Winter Break, Wednesday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, visitors to the Museum of the American Revolution can explore the city of Philadelphia as Hamilton would have experienced it. Visitors can learn about activities that would have taken place in the Museum’s neighborhood during the Revolutionary era, from dueling to dressmaking and more.
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Virtual Forum on Racial Understanding Hosted in Partnership with the Dennis Farm During Black History Month, Feb. 20

Event Marks the Fourth Annual Lonaé A. Moore Memorial Forum
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The Finding Freedom interactive tells the stories of Eve, London, Deborah, Jack, and Andrew--enslaved people during the American Revolution.

Museum Wins Silver-Level Anthem Award from The Webby Awards for “Finding Freedom” Online Experience

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a silver-level Anthem Award in the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Category for Finding Freedom, an online interactive that explores the lives of five people of African descent during the Revolutionary War.
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This image shows the book cover The Battle for The Fourteenth Colony: America’s War of Liberation in Canada 1774-1776 by Mark Anderson.

The Battle for the Fourteenth Colony

This excerpt from Mark Anderson reveals the beginnings of the Quebec Campaign when colonists were trying to bring Canada into the Continental confederation
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Museum Receives Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

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Free Admission for Kids During Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 4-6

Savor the final days of summer at the Museum of the American Revolution during Labor Day Weekend! Don’t miss the last chance to see the special summer exhibition Flags and Founding Documents, 1776 – Today and more from Saturday, September 4 – Monday, September 6, 2021 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Celebrate Flag Day Weekend with Flag-Themed Crafts, Pop-Up Talks, and Activities for All Ages, June 11 – 14

On June 14, 1777, Congress passed the first Flag Act, adopting the 13-star flag as the official flag of the new United States. Join the Museum of the American Revolution during Flag Day Weekend from Saturday, June 11 – Tuesday, June 14, 2022, to learn about Revolutionary-era flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts, pop-up talks, discovery carts, and other activities for the whole family.
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Memorial Day Weekend with the Museum

May 27-31, 2021
Join the Museum over Memorial Day Weekend to pay tribute on-site and online to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the Revolutionary War.
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Millionth Visitor Jacob B. poses with costumed interpreters.

Thanks a Million! Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes One Millionth Visitor

The Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia welcomed its one millionth visitor in November 2021.
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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.
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