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Veterans Day Weekend 2023 at the Museum

November 10-12, 2023
Join the Museum in honoring America’s first veterans as well as those who have served and continue to serve the nation today. Those currently serving in the military, veterans, and Blue Star Families will receive free admission throughout the weekend.
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Celebrate Black Founders with a Musical Experience Presented by The Jeremy Winston Chorale, May 12

Join the Museum of the American Revolution for a live musical experience on Friday, May 12, 2023, at 6:30 p.m., presented by The Jeremy Winston Chorale and inspired by the Museum’s special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Featuring more than 20 Chorale members and led by composer and artistic director Jeremy Winston, the concert will celebrate the life of free Black Philadelphian James Forten and explore Philadelphia’s rich musical history through storytelling and song.
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Learn About Flags, Celebrate Dad, and More Over Flag Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution

Visit the Museum of the American Revolution over Flag Day Weekend, from Flag Day, Friday, June 14 through Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, to learn about flags of “all kinds of colours” with flag-themed crafts and activities, living history interpretation, a special display in the Museum Rotunda, and more. Throughout the weekend, guests will receive a free handheld version of George Washington’s Headquarters Flag.
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Watch (and Learn!) Irish Social Dances at “A Winter’s Ball,” Jan. 21

Fall into step and join in a traditional Irish ceilidh, a social gathering with dancing and storytelling, at A Winter’s Ball
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Free Admission for Veterans, Active Military, and Blue Star Families During Veterans Day Weekend, Nov. 11 - 14

This Veterans Day Weekend from Thursday, November 11 – Sunday, November 14, 2021, the Museum will pay tribute to America’s first veterans as well as those who continue to serve our nation today.
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Celebrate Revolutionary Women during Mother’s Day Weekend, May 7-8

Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution from Saturday, May 7 – Sunday, May 8, 2022 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
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Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum

October 8-10, 2022
Join us at the Museum and online to explore Native American history, culture, and their role in the American Revolution, as part of our annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration.
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Lancaster Native Donates Revolutionary War Toy Set to Museum of the American Revolution

Lancaster resident Dr. Dennis Denenberg remembers opening his Revolutionary War toy set on Christmas morning in 1957. As a 10-year-old boy, he was enthralled with the tiny soldiers, horses, and even miniature cannons with cannon balls.
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Kids Can Explore History Through Hands-On Games, Crafts, and More at New, Immersive Day Camps at the Museum, April 10 & 23

Young history buffs are invited to join us at the Museum of the American Revolution this April for two new History Explorer Day Camps, designed with kids ages 7-11 in mind. At these full day, drop-off/pickup programs, students will use the Museum, our collection, and our Old City neighborhood as resources as they embark on Revolutionary-themed adventures. Day camps will take place on Wednesday, April 10, 2024 and Tuesday, April 23, 2024, which coincide with days that the Philadelphia School District and Archdiocese of Philadelphia are closed.
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Museum of the American Revolution Announces First Chief Strategy and Growth Officer Allegra Burnette

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the hiring of Allegra Burnette as its first Chief Strategy and Growth Officer, beginning Aug. 5, 2024.
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