Skip to main content

Visitphilly.com Official Visitor And Travel Site
MENU

Museum of the American Revolution

An expansive collection of art and artifacts from the nation’s Revolutionary Period

Museum of the American Revolution

Credit: Photo courtesy Museum of the American Revolution

Description

Opening April 19, 2017

Overview

Set to open in spring of 2017, the Museum of the American Revolution promises to be a real treat for American history buffs.

Encompassing 118,000 square feet, the space will hold an expansive collection of art, manuscripts and printed works from the nation’s Revolutionary Period. It will also display a range of objects gathered from and pertaining to the Revolutionary War, including General Washington’s Headquarters Tent at the center of the collection, British, French and American weapons used in battle and personal diaries written in camp. Approximately 3,000 objects in total will be on display.

A number of hands-on opportunities will give visitors the opportunity to join the Sons of Liberty under a life-sized Liberty Tree, board the deck of a privateer ship, experience the sensation of being on the front line of battle and more.

A large-scale tableaux and state-of-the-art theater will facilitate an interactive experience that takes visitors on a chronological journey starting in the 1760s when conflict began through to the creation of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and concluding with the victory of the war.

The exhibition space will also dive into the challenges of creating a new nation and the Revolutions’ enduring impact on those around the globe.

Ticketing

Advance tickets to the museum can now be purchased online.

Tickets for the Museum of the American Revolution are $19 for adults, $17 for students, active or retired military, and AAA and AARP members with ID, and $12 for children ages 6 and up. Children ages 5 and under are free.

Group tickets and memberships are also available. For more details and to purchase tickets, click the button below.

Tickets for the Museum of the American Revolution

More Information

For more information on the Museum of the American Revolution and to stay up to date on its opening details, click the button below.

More on the Museum of the American Revolution

By using this site, you agree to our terms of service and privacy policy.

#visitphilly
Go To Top