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14Bore10 Mar 2017 3:18 p.m. PST

Sometime around April 19 in Philadelphia a new Museum of the American Revolution is opening at 3rd and Chestnut St. As I get more info I will post it here.

14Bore10 Mar 2017 3:18 p.m. PST

Multiple error

14Bore10 Mar 2017 3:19 p.m. PST

Multiple error

Pan Marek Supporting Member of TMP10 Mar 2017 3:35 p.m. PST

Its amazing that such a museum did not yet exist.

Haitiansoldier Inactive Member10 Mar 2017 4:51 p.m. PST

I've got to visit that!

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP10 Mar 2017 5:44 p.m. PST

@Pan: I agree 100%.

My brother and I plan to take my dad there this Summer.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP10 Mar 2017 8:10 p.m. PST

Private non-profit?

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2017 7:01 a.m. PST


Jcfrog Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2017 12:05 p.m. PST

Too late.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP11 Mar 2017 9:21 p.m. PST

And what?

14Bore21 Mar 2017 4:30 p.m. PST

Announcement of opening ceremony and exhibitions

historygamer22 Mar 2017 3:39 a.m. PST

And also this one…

14Bore26 Mar 2017 2:24 p.m. PST

A original canteen of federal troops

14Bore14 Apr 2017 5:09 p.m. PST


Media had a open house the other day, opening is Apr 19

Bill N14 Apr 2017 5:26 p.m. PST

April 19. Anniversary of Lexington and Concord. Fitting.

14Bore15 Apr 2017 8:13 a.m. PST

Did learn this week it is a private museum as opposed to a goverment run, but Gen Washington's tent is there and I did see it at Valley Forge many years ago. Also the consortium lead by former Gov. Rendell who got it going wanted to put it at Valley Forge but road blocks changed the location.

14Bore21 Jun 2017 4:13 p.m. PST

Went today, lots of weapons and items from the period. They used story boards to explain the progression of the war. . Quite a few short movies to see and George Washington's tent is there. ( saw this over 30 years ago in Valley Forge). It was somewhat crowded at 10am ( opens at 9:30) but in afternoon went back as a few of my party missed the tent and it wasn't near as crowded. Was well worth the time if in a trip to Philadelphia and can be seen in 3 hrs.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP22 Jun 2017 10:30 a.m. PST

79th PA

"Did learn this week it is a private museum as opposed to a goverment run"

That's what I was asking above. So it is a private non-profit.

14Bore22 Jun 2017 12:24 p.m. PST

It is private, not sure if it is non proffit

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