Veterans Day Weekend

November 11, 2017 - 10:00 am to November 12, 2017 - 5:00 pm
Museum of the American Revolution

Saturday, November 11th - Sunday, November 12th, the Museum will close at 5:00 p.m. On Monday, November 13th, the Museum will close at 5:00 p.m. 

Join us to celebrate the Marine Corps birthday November 10 and commemorate Veterans Day on November 11 with free admission to veterans Friday through Sunday as well as special programs and activities related to early American soldiers. Throughout the weekend visitors can experience programs and storytelling based on Revolutionary War pension narratives in which veterans and widows wrote about their wartime experiences, their families, and their postwar lives. Explore the stories behind the rare photographs of people who lived through the Revolutionary War that conclude the Museum’s exhibits. Write a note thanking the soldiers of today for their service.

Friday, November 10

Tun Tavern Walking Tours
Tours depart at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
$8 for Members, $8 plus Museum Admission for non-members

The Marine Corps formed just down the street from the Museum at Tun Tavern in 1775. Walking tours to the location where Tun Tavern used to stand (corner of Chestnut and Front Streets) will depart from the Museum’s outdoor plaza at 11a.m. and 2 p.m. 

Tickets for the Tun Tavern Walking Tour can be purchased online or at the Museum. Members can purchase tickets here

Saturday, November 11

Talk – 2:00 pm 
Included with Museum admission

Director of Curatorial Affairs and Chief Historian Philip Mead will present a special talk on veteran and memoirist Joseph Plumb Martin. 

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