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A family of four looks at the exhibit family guide for Liberty.

Spring Break at the Museum

April 9-24, 2022
Explore life on land and at sea during the Revolutionary War throughout Spring Break at the Museum with family-friendly crafts, in-gallery talks, and stories to learn more about the lives of soldiers and privateers.
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Unit 1: Researching the Revolution

This unit provides opportunities for students to analyze and understand the importance of research in the study of history using the example of artist Don Troiani.
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Image Requests & Reproductions

Secure permission for the use of high-quality images of pieces from the Museum's collection.
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Fourth of July Weekend at the Museum

July 1-5, 2022
Join the Museum in historic Philadelphia for Independence Day with special events and activities for all ages to discover the American Revolution and its ongoing relevance over Fourth of July weekend.
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This image shows the book cover of 1776 by David McCullough. 1776 is written in large red font in the center of the image. On the bottom, there is a painting depicting the Continental Army.

1776

Read an excerpt from David McCullough's book that captures American reactions in the immediate aftermath of the Declaration of Independence.
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Big Idea 3: Timelining Independence

Which events over the course of a decade shaped the revolutionary decision-making of the colonists?
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Season of Independence Timeline

View a timeline of important dates and years from the Museum's Season of Independence interactive feature.
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Archaeological dig at the Museum

Archaeology at the Museum Discovery Cart

View a sample of the artifacts found during the archaeological dig at the site of the Museum of the American Revolution in Old City, Philadelphia, prior to construction.
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Meet the Revolution

Learn more about our Meet the Revolution series of costumed living history programs that explore the voices, viewpoints, and experiences of the diverse people of the Revolutionary era.
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Yale Historian Dr. Joanne Freeman Discusses her Lifelong Hunt for Hamilton, Nov. 15

While many people are still hunting for tickets to the smash hit Broadway musical “Hamilton,” prolific author, scholar and Yale historian Dr. Joanne Freeman has been hunting for the real Alexander Hamilton for most of her life.
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