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History Explorers Club: Life at SeaJanuary 23, 2021 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join us for January's family-friendly History Explorers Club to learn about life aboard a privateer ship, including what they ate, what your job might have been, and how they passed the time.Go to Event
The New Jersey Exception in Six DocumentsFebruary 17, 2021 from 7-8:30 p.m.
This free teacher workshop will explore six key documents that tell the story of an exceptional moment in history when women — and people of African descent — were able to vote in New Jersey.Go to Event
First Oval Office Project at Penn's McNeil Center with the Living History Youth Summer InstituteAugust 5, 2023, from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Join the Museum at the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania where students from the Living History Youth Summer Institute will set up our First Oval Office Project.Go to Event
2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary WarApril 7-9, 2022
The 2022 Conference of Collecting the Revolutionary War will be held at the Museum to discuss how ideas about Revolutionary-era objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.Go to Event
The Museum at Newport Historical Society's The French in 1780 NewportJuly 8-10, 2022
Join the Museum at Newport Historical Society in Newport, Rhode Island, for their three-day The French in 1780 Newport living history event where we will set up our First Oval Office Project.Go to Event
AmRev360: Betsy Ross: A Life Sewn in Myth with Marla Miller
Dr. Marla R. Miller, Director of the Public History Program at University of Massachusetts Amherst and author of Betsy Ross and the Making of America, joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.Read More
History Explorer Meet-Up: Soldiers' PacksJuly 3, 2023, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Join us for an interactive History Explorer Meet-Up, for kids ages 7-11, where you’ll enlist in the Continental Army and try to decide what you’re going to take with you in your haversack.Go to Event
Film Premiere Event with Panel Discussion Will Explore Indigenous People and Other Cultural Legacies on Columbus Day
The United States of America has an exceptionally diverse heritage, but the roles of many of its multiethnic ancestors have often been misrepresented in—or altogether excluded from—the telling of our nation’s history.Read Press Release
Historian Joanne Freeman to Discuss New Book on Congressional Violence and How it Helped Spark Civil War, Oct. 18
Extreme political polarization, splintered political parties, and a dysfunctional Congress could be ripped from today’s headlines, but prolific author, scholar, and Yale University historian Joanne Freeman argues that they have a long and ominous history.Read Press Release
Gather at the Museum Over Thanksgiving Weekend for the Final Days of Black Founders Special Exhibit and Festivities for the Whole Family, Nov. 24 – 26
This Thanksgiving Weekend, Friday, Nov. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, join us at the Museum of the American Revolution to experience the final days of our groundbreaking special exhibit, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. Throughout the weekend, enjoy immersive exhibits and activities for the whole family. Plus, share a note of gratitude on our “Wall of Thanks” in the Museum’s rotunda and stop by the Museum Shop to find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list.Read Press Release