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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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A sampler made by James Forten's daughter Mary being viewed in the collections workroom before conservation.

Primary Source Perspectives: Who Were the People that Experienced the American Revolution?

May 14, 2024, from 7-8:30 p.m.
Participating teachers in this free educator workshop will explore the American Revolution through primary sources that highlight a diverse group of people and perspectives, including Abigail Adams, Crispus Attucks, James Forten, Marquis de Lafayette, and George Washington.
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Member Morning: People of the Standing Stone Film Screening

October 6, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to a special screening of People of the Standing Stone: The Oneida Nation, The War of Independence and the Making of America in Lenfest Myer Theater.
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A visitor views the photographs on the Revolutionary Generation wall in the core exhibition.

Member Morning: Gallery Highlights Tour

August 4, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join an experienced Museum educator for a 60-minute tour of our award-winning core galleries, including highlights of new displays and acquisitions.
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Two female adolescents use props in Revolution Place.

Member Morning: Revolution Place Guided Tour

September 8, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.
Museum Members are invited to join a Museum educator for a 45-minute guided tour of Revolution Place, our family-friendly discovery center located on the Museum’s lower level.
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A costumed historical interpreter speaks with three guests in front of the Museum's replica of George Washington's tent on the lawn at Mount Vernon with the mansion in the background.
Courtesy of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association

First Oval Office Project at Fort McHenry to Commemorate Lafayette's 1824 U.S. Tour

October 5-7, 2024
Join the Museum's First Oval Office Project at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Md., on Oct. 5-7 for events commemorating the bicentennial anniversary of the Marquis de Lafayette's 1824 tour of America.
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The 2023 Living History Youth Summer Institute students and additional costumed living history interpreters pose for a group photo in front of the Museum's replica of George Washington's tent.

First Oval Office Project at Fairmount Park with the Living History Youth Summer Institute

August 10, 2024, from 10 a.m. - 3 pm.
Join the Museum on Saturday, Aug. 10, in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia where students from the Living History Youth Summer Institute, along with costumed living historians, will set up our First Oval Office Project.
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