June 19, 2018


The American Declaration of Independence asserts the natural rights of individuals and the responsibility of the people to ensure their government advances the common good. This Fourth of July, we’ll be exploring the Declaration’s very words and global legacy, inviting visitors to tell us how they understand the Declaration’s meaning for today. More


  • 6 h
    Archaeology often reminds us that some of the most interesting stories lie buried, waiting to be uncovered. In her… t.co/Vi2RNd5fL8
  • 8 h
    Inspire curiosity about the American Revolution by becoming a Museum member! Whether you live in the greater… t.co/3t1ZfkBAGt
  • 11 h
    It's the last day of our 10% off online Museum Shop #deal! Shop all sorts of #gifts, including items based off the… t.co/IxTYSLjVhQ

Tunes from Owen Madden's Music Book

We enlisted our summer intern Matt Skic to play some of the tunes from Revolutionary War soldier and fifer Owen Madden's music book, a new object in the Museum's collection. Take a listen! More