Press Releases

June 19, 2014

Museum of the American Revolution Welcomes Bank of America as its Newest Founder-Level Supporter

PHILADELPHIA– June 19, 2014 – The Museum of the American Revolution today announced a gift of $500,000 from the Bank of America Charitable Foundation. With this gift the Museum has secured more than $104 million toward its $150 million goal to build and endow the Museum of the American Revolution, set to open in late 2016.

June 9, 2014

Museum of the American Revolution Reveals Detailed Exhibit Plans, Overview of Museum Experience Designed to Engage in our Heritage

PHILADELPHIA– June 9, 2014 – The Museum of the American Revolution today announced details of its exhibition plans, which will bring to life the events, people and ideals of the founding of the United States and inspire a deep appreciation of the importance of the struggle that created American democracy.

May 7, 2014

Museum of the American Revolution Receives Final Approval from Philadelphia Art Commission

PHILADELPHIA– May 7, 2014 – Today, the Museum of the American Revolution received final approval for its architectural plans from the Philadelphia Art Commission. Designed by Robert A. M. Stern Architects, the Museum will build its new home at Third and Chestnut Streets in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic district.

April 24, 2014

With Gift From The Church of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints, Museum of the American Revolution Secures More Than $100 Million in Funding

In a ceremony held in Philadelphia’s City Hall, officials from the Museum of the American Revolution accepted a gift of $1.5 million from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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