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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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Museum Hosts “Seafarers and Stargazers” After-Hours Event, May 21

The museum hosts "Seafarers and Stargazers" as part of their History After Hours monthly series, learn about astrology and astronomy in the 18th century
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Explore Snowy Stories and Wintertime Scenes During a Revolutionary Winter Break, Dec. 26 – Jan. 2

Make historically inspired ornaments, enjoy wintery stories, meet Revolutionary Philadelphian James Forten through a new theatrical performance, and more during A Revolutionary Winter Break at the Museum of the American Revolution from Sunday, December 26, 2021 - Sunday, January 2, 2022.
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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.
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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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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 Revolutionary Women During Women’s History Month

Celebrate Revolutionary women with special programs, workshops, and musical performances highlighting the essential roles women played in the Revolution.
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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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Newly Acquired Portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor Officially Unveiled During Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an event on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. to mark the official unveiling of a portrait of Stephen “Don Esteban” Minor, who fought with the Spanish Army during the Revolutionary War.
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