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The Museum's replicas of George Washington's tents set up at Morristown National Historical Park in New Jersey.

First Oval Office Project at Valley Forge National Historical Park's March-In Commemoration

December 19, 2023, from 6-8 p.m.
Join the Museum at Valley Forge National Historical Park for their commemoration of the 1777 arrival of the Continental Army in Valley Forge, where we will set up our First Oval Office Project, a recreated Revolutionary War encampment.
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A graphic featuring the book cover for The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams to the left and author Stacy Schiff's headshot to the right.

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Stacy Schiff

January 31, 2024, from 6:30-8 p.m.
Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Stacy Schiff will join the Museum, in partnership with The Carpenters' Company, for a discussion inspired by her most recent book, The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams.
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Member Sneak Peek: Witness to Revolution Special Exhibit

January 16, 2024, from 6-7 p.m.
Museum Members are invited to join Museum Curator of Exhibitions Matthew Skic for an exclusive sneak peek at our upcoming special exhibition, Witness to Revolution: The Unlikely Travels of Washington’s Tent.
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Katelyn Appiah-Kubi portrays Elizabeth Freeman wearing a blue dress with white apron and hat.

Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend 2024 at the Museum

January 13-15, 2024
Honor the life, service, and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. over MLK Weekend at the Museum to discover the ongoing legacy of the American Revolution and learn what it takes to change the world.
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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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A Museum educator dressed in 18th century clothing shows visitors the Museum's handsewn silk replica of Washington's Standard flag.

Relaxed Experience Morning at the Museum

March 3, 2024, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Experience the Museum galleries in a calm, crowd-free environment featuring sound and lighting adjustments, limited crowds, no films, and other accommodations geared toward audiences with sensory sensitivities.
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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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CANCELLED | Artisan Workshop: Make a Pair of Pockets

This workshop has been cancelled.
Learn how to make your own hand-sewn pockets during a virtual, three-night workshop in January as part of the Museum's Artisan Workshop Series.
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Two white male adolescents, both standing at a wooden table, interact with a play tea set. The adolescent on the left is pretending to pour tea into a silver teacup from a silver teapot. The adolescent on the right has his hand on the teacup saucer. Both are dressed in Revolutionary-era outfits.

Thanksgiving Weekend at the Museum

November 26-28, 2021
Over Thanksgiving Weekend, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty: Don Troiani's Paintings of the Revolutionary War, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, make your own cookie molds for the holidays, and much more for the whole family.
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A visitor looks at a tableau scene depicting George Washington breaking up a fight among his troops in Harvard Yard.

Winter Break at the Museum

December 26, 2021 to January 2, 2022
Throughout Winter Break, join us at the Museum to explore our new special exhibition, Liberty, walk through a wintery scene in Revolution Place, and much more for the whole family.
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