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This image shows the powder horn of Peter Perit. The horn has illustrations of a king and his horse, as well as a violinist and two figures dancing.

Peter Perit’s Powder Horn

Captain Peter Perit used this powder horn, featuring decorations that include the lion and unicorn from the British Royal Coat of Arms, at the Siege of Boston in 1775.
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Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling about Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution

Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day at the Museum with a Celtic Concert and Storytelling About Scottish Heritage and the American Revolution
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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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Museum Joins Historic District Sites in Partnership in Support of Ukraine

The Museum of the American Revolution joins several well-known sites and institutions in Philadelphia’s historic district, the birthplace of democracy, in partnership to support democratic ideals in Ukraine and around the world.
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Indigenous Peoples Weekend featured tradional Oneida Dancers

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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Museum Temporarily Closed

The Museum of the American Revolution is now temporarily closed to the public in accordance with new guidelines from the City of Philadelphia.
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Sergeant John Hawkins' Lost Pack Discovery Cart

Explore the contents of 2nd Canadian Regiment Sergeant John Hawkins' knapsack, which he lost on Sept. 11, 1777 at the Battle of Brandywine.
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WATCH: Read the Revolution with Vincent Brown

Watch the Museum's archived video of Vincent Brown's February 2020 discussion on his book, Tacky's Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave War.
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WATCH: Read the Revolution with Stephen Brumwell

Watch the Museum's archived video of Stephen Brumwell's January 2020 discussion on his book, Turncoat: Benedict Arnold and the Crisis of American Liberty.
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Securities Gifts & Electronic Transfers

Learn more about how making a gift of securities or mutual funds can help ensure that the promise of the American Revolution endures.
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