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Museum of the American Revolution

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Museum of the American Revolution

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101 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-2818
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Lorissa W. wrote a review Nov 2020
Tampa, Florida52 contributions70 helpful votes
This museum is just gorgeous. There are so many exhibits and they are very well laid out. It is like taking a stroll through history. The staff is friendly and available to ask question.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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dgs5536 wrote a review Oct 2020
Washington DC134 contributions91 helpful votes
Not too big, not too small. Just the right size to fit in with all the other historic attractions that are must sees in Philly.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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nrr3854 wrote a review Oct 2020
Highland, New York3 contributions
This building is absolutely beautiful and extremely clean. Everything was very informative and statues felt like yo were there back in time.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Davin D wrote a review Jul 2020
San Antonio, Texas820 contributions136 helpful votes
This place has the real story. There’s a lot of things there that I didn’t know that actually happened and the sequence of events. So awesome looking all this hundreds of year old memorabilia and things.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Duraiya K wrote a review Jun 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania122 contributions16 helpful votes
A very informative and interactive chronological journey through the years before, during and after the American Revolution. A great mix of exhibits with historical information, artifacts, interactive exhibits and films gives a good timeline of the revolution. The journey begins with introductory film and end with the film and glass case viewing of the Washington's tent. Worth a trip to Philadelphia to see the newer museum !! The exhibits and great stories throughout the museum is enhanced with the staff retelling a more detailed information of some of the artifacts at various times during the day. They are friendly and open to answer any questions you may have. The exhibits are a combination of artifacts interspersed with excellent audio visual presentations harnessing the latest technology. The basement is dedicated to mostly hands on activities for the kids of all ages. The scavenger hunt throughout the museum was a fun game to play with the prize as old map of Philadelphia during those times. Definitely worth my trip to the historical city.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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