Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia

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The Museum of the American Revolution (formerly The American Revolution Center) is a museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, dedicated to telling the story of the American Revolution. The museum was opened to the public on April 19, 2017, the 242nd anniversary of the first battles of the war, at Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775.
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  • This museum is a must-see for anyone interested in the American Revolution. What our ancestors went through for our freedom is amazing. We spent a little over 3 hours here.  more »
  • My husband and I enjoyed this museum so much. TripAdvisor suggests 2-3 hours here. We spent 3.5 hours and still didn't see everything in detail. If you look at everything and read everything, you...  more »
  • This is an excellent, modern museum that covers many facets of the American Revolution. Starting with a broad overview of America at the time it covers the big picture but also tells so many amazing individual stories. The exhibits are filled with hands on examples, audio, video and activities, and the staff are there to bring exhibits to life with their knowledge. I was very impressed and recommend this for any visitor to Philadelphia. we spent 3 hrs here and kids never asked to leave once which I take as a success!!
  • As UK visitors to Philadelphia we had this museum recommended to us by a local sat on a table next to us in Reading Terminal as the one place not to miss. So we went and boy were we not disappointed. This museum is the best one we have ever been to. We spent 4 and a half hours learning all about the history that we should know about in the UK as it is part of our history too. Would definitely recommend this museum for a visit. Our group ages ranged from 11 to 44 and we all enjoyed it.

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