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Learn 18th-Century Social Dances at A Winter’s Ball as Part of Museum’s “History After Hours” Event on Jan. 22

The event was a part of the Museum’s series of monthly History After Hours events which featured evening hours, special themed programs, 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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Virtual Museum Tour

Explore the Museum of the American Revolution’s Virtual Museum Tour to immerse yourself in the history of the nation's founding through 360-degree panoramic images, high-resolution images of objects and artifacts, and a guided audio tour.
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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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History Explorer Meet-Up: Privateer Adventure

April 8, 2023 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Join us for an interactive History Explorer Meet-Up to learn that life as a privateer, or legal pirate, was as much about luck as it was about skill.
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A painted silk parade banner featuring a portrait of the Marquis de Lafayette displayed in the Witness to Revolution exhibit.

AmRev Presents: French History Night

April 19, 2024, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join fellow Francophiles for a festive happy hour soirée hosted by Museum curator James Taub, who will connect French history to the American Revolution in a special interactive presentation.
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Last Chance to See Two Highly Detailed 18th-Century Paintings of Yorktown Battle

Only one month remains to see two 18th-century paintings depicting the last major land battle of the Revolutionary War on display at the Museum of the American Revolution. The paintings, “Le Siège de Yorktown” (The Siege of Yorktown) and “La Prise de Yorktown” (The Surrender of Yorktown), are incredibly detailed and populated with hundreds of tiny figures, like 18th-century “Where’s Waldo?” scenes. They will be on display until Sunday, September 24.
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Archaeological Excavation at Site of New Museum of the American Revolution Traces Philadelphia’s Transformation Since the 17th Century

As the Museum rises, it marks a new phase in the transformation of a site that has a history as long as the city itself.
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History After Hours Series Returns to Museum of the American Revolution

The Museum of the American Revolution’s monthly History After Hours series will return on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits. Tickets for History After Hours events are $10 for adults and can be purchased online in advance here or at the door.
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First Oval Office Project in Newport, Rhode Island

September 11 & 12, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join Museum staff for a weekend of living history in Newport, Rhode Island, as part of the Newport Historical Society's "The French in 1780 Newport” event on Sept. 11-12.
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