Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, PA

101 S. Third StreetPhiladelphia, PA 19106
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Overview

The Museum of the American Revolution is a must-see for anyone visiting Philadelphia. Learn about The War of Independence and how the conflict set American colonies on the path to freedom. The large museum features art, manuscripts, personal diaries, weaponry, interactive exhibits, and even a movie! Passionate guides contribute more knowledge as you investigate!

Good To Know

  • Great for all ages!
  • Handicap accessible.
  • Children under 5 are free!
  • There are several parking garages located within a mile from the Museum.
  • Go at your own pace. Expect to spend at least an hour to an hour and a half at the museum.

Description

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The Museum of the American Revolution explores the dynamic story of the American Revolution using its rich collection of Revolutionary-era weapons, personal items, letters, diaries, and works of art. Immersive galleries, theater experiences, and recreated historical environments bring to life the events, people, and ideals of our nation’s founding and engage people in the history and continuing relevance of the American Revolution. Located just steps away from Independence Hall, Carpenters’ Hall, and Franklin Court, the Museum serves as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context, and encouraging exploration. The Museum is a private, non-profit, and non-partisan organization.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Museum of the American Revolution

What are the hours of operation?
The Museum is open daily from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Is parking provided? If so, what is the fee? No. There are several parking garages located within a mile from the Museum (fees vary):

  • Bourse Garage, 400 Ranstead Street.* 
  • Park America, 27 South 3rd Street.
  • Parkway Corporation, 36 South 2nd Street.
  • E-Z Park, 36 Front Street.
  • Short Parking Corp, 37 South 2nd Street.
  • The Autopark at Olde City, 125 South 2nd Street.* 
  • Wyndham Philadelphia Historic District.
  • Patriot Parking, 101 Market Street.
  • Central Parking, 800 Market Street.
Where is it located? 
101 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA at the corner of 3rd and Chestnut Street.

Is the tour appropriate for children? 
Yes. Children 5 and under are free.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the tour is wheelchair accessible.

Can I bring my camera?
Still and video photography is permitted for noncommercial use only in the Museum and exhibitions, unless otherwise posted. For the safety of our visitors and collections, the use of tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks is not permitted at any time. Please refrain from any flash photography while in the Museum.

How long is the tour? 
You go at your own pace. Expect at least an hour to an hour and a half.

What’s included in my ticket/experience?
All tickets are for a specific day and are good for both that day and the following day. You may arrive at any time on the date you select during our regularly scheduled operating hours (10:00 AM to 5:00 PM unless otherwise noted).

Can I bring my pet?
No.