Museum of the American Revolution & Black Founders Exhibit

Code: TT41477

Dates: November 9, 2023

Meets: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Location: Museum of the American Revolution

Course Fee: $59.00

There are still openings remaining at this time.

NEW Start your day with a guided tour of Black Founders: The Forten Family of Philadelphia. This special exhibition explores the story of James Forten, successful businessman, philanthropist and stalwart abolitionist, and his descendants, as they navigate cross-racial relationships to become changemakers from the American Revolution through the Civil War and women’s suffrage movement. Then explore the Museum on your own, where immersive galleries and digital experiences bring to life the diverse array of people that created a new nation against incredible odds. Please note the walking/standing scale for this activity is 3 FEET which means Extensive Walking and Lengthy Periods of Standing.
Fee: $59.00
You could save $10.00 on this course by becoming a member of one of our membership programs. Contact our office for details.

Museum of the American Revolution

101 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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The Museum of the American Revolution uncovers and shares compelling stories about the diverse people and complex events that sparked America’s ongoing experiment in liberty, equality, and self-government. Through the Museum’s unmatched collection, immersive galleries, powerful theater experiences, and interactive elements, visitors gain a deeper appreciation for how this nation came to be and feel inspired to consider their role in ensuring that the promise of the American Revolution endures. Located just steps away from Independence Hall, the Museum serves as a portal to the region’s many Revolutionary sites, sparking interest, providing context, and encouraging exploration. The Museum, which opened on April 19, 2017, is a private, non-profit, and non-partisan organization. For more information, visit



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