Join us throughout A Revolutionary Summer with exhibits, crafts, and activities for visitors of all ages. Plan Your Visit

Dismiss notification
Showing 341–350 of 480 results
A museum curator places a photograph of Charlotte Vandine Forten in its case for display in Black Founders.

Forten Family Artifacts on Loan from Howard University in Black Founders Exhibit

Take a closer look at the Forten family artifacts that the Howard University Moorland-Spingarn Research Center loaned to the Museum for our special exhibition, Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia.
Read More
Portrait of William Shakespeare from the collection of the National Portrait Gallery in London.
© National Portrait Gallery, London

Founders' Writings on Their Admiration of William Shakespeare

Take a look at the deep appreciation many founders, like George Washington, John and Abigail Adams, and Thomas Jefferson, had for William Shakespeare and their recurring citations of his work.
Read More
Image 100920 George Washington Tent Discovery Cart Tent Cart

In-Gallery Experience

Read More
A Museum educator, in Revolutionary military costume, shows three adolescents how to use a cannon on the Privateer Ship in the galleries.

Join & Support

Learn about the variety of ways you can support the Museum of the American Revolution in historic Philadelphia.
Read More
A visitor holds a miniature version of George Washington's standard flag in front of photographs of people from the Revolutionary generation who lived into the age of photography.

Donate

Find the perfect way to include the Museum in your giving plans, including planned and tribute gifts.
Read More
Paul Oakley Stovall sits across from Dr. R. Scott Stephenson in an AmRev360 conversation in Revolution Place.

AmRev360: History Takes Center Stage with Paul Oakley Stovall

Paul Oakley Stovall, writer of "Written by Phillis," joined the latest episode of the Museum's AmRev360 series, hosted by President & CEO Dr. R. Scott Stephenson.
Read More
General George Washington Standard Flag featuring 13 six-pointed stars on a light sky blue silk field in the Museum's collection.

An Introduction to the Washington Standard Project

Learn about the Museum's project to recreate General George Washington's headquarters flag that marked his presence while on campaign during the Revolutionary War.
Read More
Washington Field HQ Sleeping Marquee Exterior View

Virtual Tour of Washington's Field Headquarters

Explore the Museum's handsewn, full-scale replicas of General George Washington's Revolutionary War sleeping, dining, and baggage tents through 360-degree images in our Virtual Tour of Washington's Field Headquarters.
Read More
Dr. R Scott Stephenson moderates a conversation with James Forten descendant Kip Forten Jacobs and Dr. Julie Winch.

Read the Revolution with Julie Winch featuring Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs

Watch Dr. Julie Winch's April 2023 discussion on her book, A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten, where she was joined by Forten descendant Atwood "Kip" Forten Jacobs.
Read More
Mary Beth Norton presents at the Museum as part of the Read the Revolution Speaker Series.

Read the Revolution with Mary Beth Norton

Watch Dr. Mary Beth Norton's June 2023 lecture, "Gender and American Resistance to British Authority, 1765-1775: A Reassessment."
Read More
35 of 48 pages