Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum of the American Revolution


As Veterans Day approaches, we invite you to join us at the Museum for a weekend dedicated to honoring the brave men and women who have served and continue to serve our nation. At the Museum, we are committed to remembering the stories and sacrifices of our veterans, from the nation’s earliest days to today.

Throughout the weekend, the Museum will offer free admission to active-duty military personnel, veterans, and Blue Star Families courtesy of Comcast NBCUniversal.

Plan Your Visit

 Walking Tours to Old Pine Conservancy: Saturday & Sunday, 1:30pm
Join a Museum educator for a walking tour to Old Pine Conservancy and learn about some of the veterans of the Revolutionary War who are buried there. Old Pine Conservancy supports the preservation and protection of the graveyard and continues to document and share the history of those who are buried there.

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Meet Elder James Forten Performance: Onsite (Alan B. Miller Theater) Saturday & Sunday, 1:15pm & 3:15pm
Set in 1838, meet 72-year-old James Forten as he speaks with his friend Daniel Brewton about the nearby ruins of Pennsylvania Hall. The 20-minute performance stars Steve Crum and is best enjoyed by guests ages 9 and up.

Also experience our Black Founders exhibit before it closes Nov. 26!

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 Gallery Guide: Remembering Fallen Revolutionaries: Online & Onsite | Daily
Throughout the Museum we tell the stories of many of our nation’s first fallen soldiers and honor those whose names we don’t know. Use our Remembering Fallen Revolutionaries gallery guide to explore these stories and artifacts, including the sword of fallen Revolutionary General Hugh Mercer and the gravestone of Maryland captain Michael Cresap, among many others.

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Relaxed Experience Morning: November 12th
Experience the Museum in a calm, crowd-free environment with lower sound effects, higher light levels, no films, sensory guides, and more to create a sensory-friendly experience.

Plan Your Visit

Veterans Day Weekend at the Museum is sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal.

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