Press Releases

November 2, 2011

Robert A.M. Stern Architects, MFM Design Selected as Design Team for The Museum of the American Revolution

H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest, Chairman of The American Revolution Center, said, “Robert A.M. Stern Architects and MFM Design were chosen through a rigorous selection process. In their distinct disciplines, each firm has the expertise to lead our efforts to develop a world-class museum that will inspire and engage people from around the world about the extraordinary people, places and events of the American Revolution.” Read more

October 12, 2011

The American Revolution Center: Who Cares? Test Your Knowledge On Retooled Website

The American Revolution Center (the “Center”) has retooled its website (, with new, interactive features. Visitors to the site now have the opportunity to take the Center’s national survey, The American Revolution: Who Cares? and compare their answers filtered by state, political affiliation, gender and income.

June 30, 2011

Senate Passes Resolution Recognizing Importance of The Museum of the American Revolution

On June 29, the Senate unanimously passed a resolution sponsored by Senator Bob Casey recognizing The American Revolution Center’s role in telling the story of the American Revolution and its continuing impact on the struggle for freedom, self-government and the rule of law throughout the world; and encouraging the Center in its efforts to build a new Museum of the American Revolution.Read more

May 19, 2011

Rare Objects from American Revolution Center Collection On Display Through Loans to Historic Mount Vernon and the National Constitution Center

The American Revolution Center has loaned over thirty firearms, edged weapons and other military equipment from the Revolutionary War to George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate & Gardens for a three-year exhibit titled Tools of War. The exhibit opened May 2, 2011 in the Gordon V. and Helen C. Smith Foundation Gallery at Mount Vernon’s Donald W. Reynolds Education Center.Read more