Cross Keys Café will be closed for the primary election on April 23. The Museum will be open normal hours, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Plan Your Visit

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Shop & Dine

Learn more about the Cross Keys Café and Museum Shop located on the first floor of the Museum.
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Witnesses of the “Shot Heard 'Round the World"

Explore objects from the Battles of Lexington and Concord, which began the Revolutionary War on April 19, 1775.
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British and French Swords

View two intricately decorated small swords, one of which was made in France and other in England.
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This image depicts the book cover of American Insurgents American Patriots: The Revolution of the People by T.H. Breen. The book cover is a painting of a Revolutionary battle with smoke clouds filling the air.

American Insurgents, American Patriots

Read an excerpt from TH Breen that traces the rise of everyday patriots who used pressure at the local level to create a shared American sense of purpose.
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Labor Day Weekend: Closing of Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today

September 4-6, 2021
Over Labor Day weekend, join the Museum for the closing weekend of our Flags and Founding Documents, 1776-Today summer exhibit and family-friendly crafts and activities.
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State Of The Museum Address

DATE CHANGE | 2023 State of the Museum Address

May 17, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the fifth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson
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A visitor looks at the When Women Lost the Vote tableau featuring two white women and a woman of color voting in New Jersey in 1811.

Member Morning: Revolutionary Women Gallery Talk

August 6, 2023, at 9:30 a.m.
Join fellow Museum Members for a 30-minute gallery talk exploring the roles of Revolutionary-era women on the homefront and on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
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Archaeological dig at the Museum

Member Morning: Unraveling the Museum’s “Mysteries of Feature 16” Archaeology Lecture

April 7, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to a 45-minute talk to learn about the artifacts found during an archaeological dig at the site of the Museum before construction.
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Finding Freedom tableau scene at the Museum depicting a British soldier of African descent trying to recruit a young boy of African descent to find freedom with the British army.

African Americans in the American Revolution

January 23, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Join Museum educators for this free teacher professional development workshop as we discuss how people of African descent were shaped by, and helped shape, the American Revolution.
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State Of The Museum Address

2024 State of the Museum Address

May 15, 2024, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join us onsite and online for the sixth annual State of the Museum Address delivered by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
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