April 1, 2018

Cloning Washington

Advances in DNA gene sequencing and biogenetics have allowed scientists to begin re-growing George Washington's cells.... More

August 18, 2017

Acquiring the Tent

One of the greatest treasures in the Museum’s collection is George Washington’s Headquarters Tent. It was Washington’s sleeping... More

August 11, 2016

Dedication and Plaza Opening

We invite you to join us on Thursday, September 15 from 9:45am to 10:30am as we gather with neighbors and friends to dedicate our Museum building to Board... More

Building History By The Numbers

How many tons of steel and miles of wire does it take to make a Museum? We asked our construction team to help us visualize the impressive amount of materials and labor required to construct our new building. More


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Museum Topped Off!

On July 16, 2015, on a spectacular summer day, we celebrated the "Topping Off" of the Museum with our construction crew, staff, board members, supporters, and friends. More

A Conversation with Neal Hurst

Our new Assistant Curator, Neal Hurst, has been immersed in the American Revolution for over a decade. Hear about his initial interest in Revolutionary culture and his research about 18th century men's clothing and the Headquarters Tent. More