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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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Ancestry and Museum of the American Revolution Launch Free Digitized Archive Connected to Black and Native American Soldiers from the Revolutionary War

Nearly 200 rare documents bearing the names of Black and Native American soldiers who served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War are now accessible online to everyone at no cost, thanks to a partnership between Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution and Ancestry, the global leader in family history.
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Danielle Allen to Discuss Groundbreaking Book “Our Declaration," Jan. 27

Political theorist and author Dr. Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University, will join the Museum as the distinguished lecturer for the fourth annual Carl M. Buchholz Memorial Lecture on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022 from 6 – 7 p.m.
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Author and Historian Judith Van Buskirk to Explore the Lives and Stories of African American Revolutionaries, Feb. 1

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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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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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Learn 18th-Century Social Dances at A Winter’s Ball as Part of Museum’s “History After Hours” Event on Jan. 22

The event was a part of the Museum’s series of monthly History After Hours events which featured evening hours, special themed programs, and more.
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Museum's “Revolution at the Library” Partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia Returns this Summer

Revolution at the Library, the Museum of the American Revolution’s partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia (FLP), returns this month to engage kids and families in the dynamic, diverse stories of the American Revolution.
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Museum Receives $75,000 NEH Planning Grant for “The Declaration’s Journey" Special Exhibition, Set to Open in 2025

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced that it has received a $75,000 planning grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support planning for the major special exhibition The Declaration’s Journey: 250 Years of America’s Founding Document, which will open at the Museum in 2025 and run through 2026 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
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Portraits from Australia and Ireland to Anchor 2019-2020 Exhibit "Cost of Revolution"

Next fall, the Museum of the American Revolution will present its first international loan exhibition, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier, anchored by two significant portraits. Painted by English artist Thomas Gainsborough and Irish artist Hugh Douglas Hamilton, the portraits are on loan to the Museum from Australia’s National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne) and the National Gallery of Ireland in Dublin, respectively.
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