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June 01, 2017

Celebrate Your Founding Father this Father’s Day

This Father’s Day weekend, celebrate your “founding father” at the Museum of the American Revolution with presentations on Revolutionary-era arsenal, a performance and demonstration by a historical musician, and artifacts and exhibits highlighting father figures who played a role in the Revolution.

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May 22, 2017

Museum Names New Board Member William Schwartz

The Museum of the American Revolution today announced the election of William Schwartz as the newest member of the Museum’s Board of Directors. Schwartz is the principal and co-founder of INTECH Construction.

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April 17, 2017

Old City Eateries Welcome Museum of the American Revolution and Cross Keys Café to the Neighborhood

PHILADELPHIA, April 17, 2017 —Taste the Revolution! Not only is the Museum of the American Revolution officially joining the landscape of Historic Philadelphia on April 19, but so is a brand new eatery: the Museum’s Cross Keys Café. Local restaurants and breweries are welcoming these new neighbors by creating everything from Hamilton-inspired entrées to a gelato flavor based on Martha Washington’s cake recipe and offering discounts to Museum ticket-holders.

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April 04, 2017

Museum of the American Revolution Installs Bronze Sculptural Panels Depicting Iconic Revolutionary Moments

PHILADELPHIA, April 4, 2017 — The finishing touches are being put on the new Museum of the American Revolution prior to its grand opening on April 19! On April 1, two large-scale (20’ x 40’) bronze sculptural panels were installed in the Museum’s outdoor plaza along Chestnut Street. The sculptures, which weigh in at 1500lbs. each, depict iconic paintings from the American Revolution.

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March 22, 2017

Vice President Biden, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author David McCullough Among Opening Day Speakers for Museum of the American Revolution

Limited Tickets Will Be Available for the Opening Ceremony via Enter-to-Win Contest

PHILADELPHIA, March 22, 2017 — Vice President Joe Biden, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David McCullough, and best-selling author, journalist, and political commentator Cokie Roberts have joined the roster of speakers for the Museum of the American Revolution’s grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, April 19. The date marks the 242nd anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” that ignited the Revolutionary War in 1775.

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