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Can We Memorialize Historical Figures Without Glorifying Atrocities? Museum Hosts Panel During Indigenous Peoples Celebration

This Columbus Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution will host an Indigenous Peoples Celebration from Thursday, Oct. 4 – Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, in partnership with the Oneida Indian Nation. The celebration of indigenous peoples and cultures will include performances by Oneida Indian Nation dancers, demonstrations by native craftspeople, and an evening panel discussion.
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Museum of the American Revolution Celebrates First Anniversary April 19-22

Named one of the “10 Best New Museums in the World” by Fodor’s Travel and one of the “10 New Museums You Have to Visit in 2018” by Travel Channel, Philadelphia’s new Museum of the American Revolution will celebrate its first anniversary on April 19 and invites the community to join the festivities.
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An Escape Room, Rum Punch Challenge and More as Part of “Bros and Foes” After-Hours Event, July 23

Learn the rules of dueling – and more importantly, how to avoid one – at the Museum of the American Revolution’s “Bros and Foes” after-hours event on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 from 5 – 8 p.m. The evening also will feature an Escape Room, a Rum Punch Challenge, and special gallery talks highlighting historic rivalries.
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Museum Awarded LEED Gold® in Prestigious Green Building Certification Program

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Revolutionary War Diary Reveals New Details about Deborah Sampson, Who Disguised Herself as a Man to Join the Continental Army

A hand-written diary of Massachusetts Revolutionary War corporal Abner Weston (1760-1830), which was recently acquired by the Museum of the American Revolution, reveals new details about the now-famous female soldier Deborah Sampson, who disguised herself as a man to fight in the Revolutionary War.
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Philadelphia Museum of Art and Museum of the American Revolution Offer “Art & Revolution” Special Discounted Joint Ticket this Summer

From one of the oldest, most iconic museums in Philadelphia to the newest, a new “Art & Revolution” discounted joint ticket will provide access to two world-class institutions this summer. The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Museum of the American Revolution have teamed up to offer visitors a convenient joint ticket that includes access to both for a discounted price from July 2 – September 2, 2019.
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Explore Eliza Hamilton’s 18th-Century Fashion with a Panel Discussion and Fashion Demonstration

A panel discussion and fashion show on 18th-century women's clothing, the cumulation of the Museum's "Fashioning Eliza" project
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18th-Century Philadelphia-Made Slipware Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation to be Exhibited for the First Time

A remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia will be revealed to the public for the first time. Nearly a dozen pieces of slipware, a form of decorative lead-glazed pottery, will be on view at the 2018 New York Ceramics & Glass Fair from Thursday, Jan. 18 – Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Bohemian National Hall in Manhattan.
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Descendent of Alexander Hamilton Loans Family Heirlooms to Museum

Treasured family heirlooms that once belonged to Alexander and Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton are now on display at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution. They are on loan from Douglas Hamilton, the fifth great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton.
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A Hamilton Experience, A New Discovery Center, Audio Tours and More in Museum’s Second Year

Today marks the first anniversary of the Museum of the American Revolution, which opened on April 19, 2017, the date that the “shot heard round the world” ignited the Revolutionary War in 1775. The Museum is looking ahead to exciting new experiences and initiatives in the coming year, including an interactive playscape that explores Alexander Hamilton’s Philadelphia connections, a hands-on discovery center, audio tours and a new line-up of Read the Revolution evening author events.
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