A Conversation with Neal Hurst

Our new Assistant Curator, Neal Hurst, has been immersed in the American Revolution for over a decade. Hear about his initial interest in Revolutionary culture and his research about 18th century men's clothing and the Headquarters Tent. More

Building History By The Numbers

How many tons of steel and miles of wire does it take to make a Museum? We asked our construction team to help us visualize the impressive amount of materials and labor required to construct our new building. More

Museum Topped Off!

On July 16, 2015, on a spectacular summer day, we celebrated the "Topping Off" of the Museum with our construction crew, staff, board members, supporters, and friends. More

February 27, 2018

Revolutionary Women

Celebrate Revolutionary women by experiencing their personal stories. Throughout the Museum, you can see details of women's lives and the contributions they made to either side that made them a part of founding the new country. More


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December 19, 2016

Remembering Valley Forge

Valley Forge holds a special place in the history of the Museum of the American Revolution. Our over 100-year history begins with the Valley Forge Historical Society and Rev. More

Canada and the American Revolution

There were twenty British North American colonies or provinces in 1776, so why did only thirteen of those colonies declare independence that year or confirm it by war and treaty in 1783? Dr. Holly A. Mayer shares the Canadian response to the American Revolution. More