Memorial Day Weekend

May 28, 9:30am 2017
Museum of the American Revolution

This Memorial Day weekend, the Museum of the American Revolution pays tribute to the men and women who lost their lives in service to their country during the American Revolution, and celebrates the freedoms they fought to secure for future generations.

Visitors will receive a highlights guide explore these stories and a complimentary miniature version of General George Washington’s Standard flag, which marked his presence on the battlefield. 

Throughout the weekend, visitors are encouraged to post notes on a large panel in the Museum’s rotunda to express their gratitude to America’s servicemembers. Carnations will be available for visitors to place on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier of the Revolution at Independence National Historical Park's Washington Square, which is located just two blocks from the Museum. In partnership with Friends of Independence National Historical Park, the Museum will collect donations to support maintenance of the Tomb. 

Throughout the weekend, visitors will meet costumed historical interpreters on the Museum’s outdoor plaza and participate in family-friendly activities, which will take place from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily.

Veterans will receive $5 off admission throughout Memorial Day weekend (May 27-29). 

The Museum Store will feature free shipping over $50 & 10% off sitewide, Friday through Monday!