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Tickets Now on Sale for 2022 Conference on “Collecting the Revolutionary War,” April 7–9

The Museum of the American Revolution’s 2022 Conference on Collecting the Revolutionary War from April 7 – 9, 2022, will bring historians, museum professionals, and collectors together to discuss how ideas about objects have influenced collecting and public history over the past 250 years.
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A father holds his child as they look at the Forten family tree in the Museum's Black Founders exhibit.

Thanksgiving Weekend 2023: Closing Weekend of Black Founders Exhibit

November 24-26, 2023
Join us at the Museum over Thanksgiving weekend for the final weekend of our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
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A mother and daughter interact at a replica encampment in the Museum's Revolution Place family discovery center.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26-31, 2022
Throughout Winter Break at the Museum, join us to explore life during the winter months of the American Revolution through special events, costumed living history, wintery scenes in Revolution Place, hands-on discovery carts, engaging in-gallery talks, and much more for the whole family.
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A Museum educator shows a group of school students a replica naval flag.

CANCELLED | History Explorer Day Camp: Plants, Fabrics, and Dyes, Oh My

April 23, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
History Explorer Day Camp is a full-day, drop-off/pick-up camp that allows your student the chance to spend their day off from school in a fun, exciting, and educational environment, using the Museum, our collection, and our beautiful Old City neighborhood.
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Acquiring the Tent

One of the greatest treasures in the Museum’s collection is George Washington’s Headquarters Tent. It was Washington’s sleeping and office quarters through most of the Revolutionary War — where he planned military campaigns, met with allies, and wrote his correspondence. Decisions that changed the course of history were made beneath its linen walls.
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Concord Bridge The Nineteenth of April, 1775 painting by Don Troiani in the Museum's Liberty exhibit.

Join Us to Celebrate the Museum’s Fifth Anniversary on April 19

The Museum of the American Revolution is celebrating five years of making history! Join us as we mark our fifth anniversary with a naturalization ceremony, Quizzo, a selfie station, giveaways, and more from Tuesday, April 19 – Sunday, April 24, 2022, during our Revolutionary Spring Break.
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When Women Lost the Vote: A Revolutionary Story

October 2, 2020 - April 25, 2021
When Women Lost the Vote explored the little-known history of the nation’s first women voters and examined the political conflicts that led to their voting rights being stripped away.
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History Explorer Day Camp: Revolution, The Game

April 10, 2024, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Join the Museum for History Explorer Day Camp, a full-day, drop-off/pick-up camp that allows your student the chance to spend their day off from school in a fun, exciting, and educational environment, using the Museum, our collection, and our beautiful Old City neighborhood.
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Museum President Dr. Scott Stephenson to Appear in an Episode of TLC’S ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ December 17

Dr. R. Scott Stephenson, President and CEO of the Museum of the American Revolution, will lend his expertise in American history to "Glee" actor and Broadway performer Matthew Morrison during the Monday, Dec. 17 episode of TLC’s Emmy-Award winning series, “Who Do You Think You Are?”
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Jordan Smith dresses in traditional Mohawk clothing at the Museum as part of Indigenous Peoples Weekend in 2022.

Explore Native American History and Culture During Indigenous Peoples Weekend at the Museum, October 7-9

Celebrate Native American history and culture during the Museum of the American Revolution’s annual Indigenous Peoples Weekend celebration from Saturday, Oct. 7 – Monday, Oct. 9, 2023. The weekend will include traditional Native American dance performances and storytelling, hands-on demonstrations, and other special activities for all ages.
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