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Museum of the American Revolution


101 South Third Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Main Contact: Mr. Brian Parkhill

http://www.amrevmuseum.org/


Business Description:

Opening on April 19th, the Museum of the American Revolution will explore the dynamic story of the American Revolution using its distinguished collection of objects, artifacts, artwork, and manuscripts. Permanent and special exhibition galleries, theaters, and large-scale tableaux will bring to life the original “greatest generation,” and engage people in the history and continuing relevance of the American Revolution. Construction is now underway for the new Museum that is being built steps away from Independence Hall, Carpenter’s Hall, Franklin Court, and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the Revolution. It will serve as a portal to the nation’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context and encouraging explorations that begin at the Museum’s doorstep. Group Tours, Facility Rentals, Weddings, Corporate Retreats


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  • Established in 2000
  • Non Profit
  • Member Since 2009

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  • Museum of the American Revolution Names Three New Members to Board of Directors

    Posted on 11/11/2013 by Ms. Jennifer Dionisio of Museum of the American Revolution

    PHILADELPHIA, November 11, 2013 –At its September 10, 2013 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Museum of the American Revolution elected Lewis Katz, Director of the Katz Foundation, and Bennett P. Lomax, President and CEO of The Lomax Companies, as new members of the Board. Governor Edward G. Rendell, former Governor of Pennsylvania and Mayor of Philadelphia, was elected earlier this year. “These new Board members will further our mission to engage a broad public in the understanding of the American Revolution and its ongoing legacy,” said H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, Chairman.

    For more information, please read the official announcement: http://ow.ly/qHyvA

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  • Jodi Daynard Reception and Reading

    Thursday, November 14, 2013 12:00 AM

    Posted on 11/7/2013 by Ms. Jennifer Dionisio of Museum of the American Revolution

    The Museum of the American Revolution
    cordially invites you to a reading and presentation by Jodi Daynard, author of "The Midwife's Revolt."

    "The Midwife's Revolt" follows 18th-century midwife Lizzie Boylston's path from grieving widowhood after Bunker Hill to her dangerous work as a spy for the American side. "The Midwife's Revolt" was described by "Publisher's Weekly" as "a charming, unexpected, and decidedly different view of the Revolutionary War."

    Join us for a wine and cheese reception, followed by the author's presentation, at the beautiful Rittenhouse Square headquarters of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    NSCDA/PA Headquarters
    1630 Latimer Street, Philadelphia PA

    5:00 p.m. Wine and Cheese Reception
    6:00 p.m. Program and Discussion

    FREE, Please RSVP at events@AmRevMuseum.org

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  • Robert A.M. Stern Architects, MFM Design Selected as Design Team for The Museum of the American Revolution

    Posted on 12/2/2011 by Ms. Bethany Andorfer Morley of Museum of the American Revolution

    PHILADELPHIA, PA November 1, 2011—The American Revolution Center (the “Center”) today announced the selection of the design team for The Museum of the American Revolution: Robert A.M. Stern Architects, LLP, will design the building and MFM Design will be responsible for the exhibits. The museum will be built in the historic area of Philadelphia, across the street from the First Bank of the United States and steps from Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. The museum will display the Center’s distinguished collection of weapons, artwork, manuscripts, and commemorative artifacts from the period of the American Revolution to tell the stories of the American Revolution and its ongoing legacy.

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  • AMERICAN REVOLUTION CENTER SECURES SITE FOR THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN HISTORIC PHILADELPHIA Site secured through a historic land exchange with the National Park Service

    Posted on 9/10/2010 by Ms. Bethany Andorfer Morley of Museum of the American Revolution

    PHILADELPHIA – September 10, 2010 – At a signing ceremony today, Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, National Park Service Northeast Regional Director Dennis R. Reidenbach, American Revolution Center Chairman H.F. (Gerry) Lenfest and President/CEO Bruce Cole, will announce the completion of a historic land exchange between the National Park Service (NPS) and The American Revolution Center (ARC). Through this exchange, which officially closed on September 8, ARC secures a site in the historic area of Philadelphia to build The Museum of the American Revolution and the NPS adds 78 acres to Valley Forge National Historical Park.

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