What did Revolutionary Americans drink, how much, and why? The answers may surprise you! Bring your favorite drinking vessel to the Museum’s Cross Keys Café and join us for this intoxicating exploration of drinking in revolutionary America. The café will be offering Cedar Street Hand Pies, a Pennsylvania Cheese Board, and drink specials.

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What did Revolutionary Americans drink how much and why The answers may

History Happy Hour: Drinking in Revolutionary America

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Thanks Philadelphia Magazine for making us Philly's Best New Museum!
Thanks Philadelphia Magazine for making us Philly's Best New Museum

Best of Philly 2017 Is Here!

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Damon White
Did you know that each day this month you can meet a costumed historical interpreter at the Museum?

Today a member of the 40th Regiment of Foot Light Infantry is here answering questions about his gear and uniform. Learn about his Brown Bess Musket, his cut down uniform coat, and all the things he carries in his market wallet like lamp black shoe polish, extra soles for his shoes, brick... View more »
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Honored to be on this list of the "World's 10 Best New Museums" from Fodor's!
Honored to be on this list of the "World's 10 Best New Museums" from Fodor's

Sneak a Peek Inside the World’s 10 Best New Museums

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"Ultimately, the museum’s American Revolution is complex, contingent, and full of contradictions—as close as a 21st-century visitor can get to imagining the full scope of the founding event in our nation’s history."

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Liberty’s Legacies: Philadelphia’s New Museum of the American Revolution - American Historical Association

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Award-winning historian Jane Kamensky gives a rich and vibrant account of the American Revolution as seen by Boston-born artist John Singleton Copley, whose works profoundly shaped the artistic legacy of this dramatic era.
Award winning historian Jane Kamensky gives a rich and vibrant account of

Read the Revolution Speaker Series with Jane Kamensky

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Independence Day was so last week, but if you lived in the colony of Massachusetts in 1776, you would just be hearing about the events of July 4. Once the Declaration was adopted, printings quickly (for the 18th century) spread throughout the colonies. The first copies arrived in Massachusetts on July 13th and on July 16th the Massachusetts Council ordered that the Declaration be reprinted,... View more »
Independence Day was so last week but if you lived in the

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This week's Read the Revolution is for kids of all ages! Check out our summer reading list: [ Bit.ly Link ]
This week's Read the Revolution is for kids of all ages Check

Summer Reading List | Museum of the American Revolution

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Dave Blount
Now accepting applications for Fall 2017 Internships!

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Now accepting applications for Fall 2017 Internships

Internships | Museum of the American Revolution

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Join us for a duel themed Happy Hour in commemoration of the 213th anniversary of the Hamilton-Burr Duel.

The event will include a discussion on the history of dueling and Hamilton's legacy.

Museum admission not required.
Join us for a duel themed Happy Hour in commemoration of the

Duel Themed Happy Hour

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Abby Marie
Judy Torres
#OTD in 1776, hours after the Declaration of Independence was first read to the Continental Army in New York, a mob descended on the Bowling Green in Lower Manhattan and tore down the gilded statue of King George III that stood there.

Would you have joined the crowd to tear the statue down?
OTD in 1776 hours after the Declaration of Independence was first

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Beautiful afternoon in Philadelphia to check on our green roof!
Beautiful afternoon in Philadelphia to check on our green roof

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American History TV showcased the Museum last night in a live broadcast featuring Museum President & CEO Michael Quinn and our VP of Collections & Exhibitions Scott Stephenson.

#ICYMI: C-SPAN3 will re-air the program over the weekend or watch it now on their website: [ Cs.pn Link ]
American History TV showcased the Museum last night in a live broadcast

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Don't miss American History TV live from the Museum tonight from 7-9 pm!

Post your questions for our Museum experts on Facebook or over on Twitter @cspanhistory with #AmRevLive

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Don't miss American History TV live from the Museum tonight from 7 9 pm

American History TV

Don't miss American History TV LIVE from the Museum tomorrow night from 7pm - 9pm.
Don't miss American History TV LIVE from the Museum tomorrow night from 7pm 9pm

American History TV

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"What we’re trying to do is show people that history is not a settled thing...It’s open for question. It’s up to the visitor to find their answers to those questions along our path."
"What we’re trying to do is show people that history is not

New Museum Tells America's Revolutionary Story

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Happy Independence Day from the Museum of the American Revolution!

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind... View more »
Happy Independence Day from the Museum of the American Revolution

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Fife and drum on the plaza with the The Old Barracks!
Fife and drum on the plaza with the The Old Barracks
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Happy 2nd of July!

“This day the Continental Congress declared the United Colonies Free and Independent States.”

The announcement made it in the July 2nd edition of the Pennsylvania Evening Post, can you find it?
Happy 2nd of July “This day the Continental Congress declared the United

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