Special Exhibitions

Upcoming Special Exhibitions

Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia

October 27, 2018 through March 17, 2019

Journey through Hamilton’s Philadelphia in Hamilton Was Here: Rising Up in Revolutionary Philadelphia. The interactive playscape reveals connections between our own city and Alexander Hamilton’s extraordinary contributions to the nation’s founding.

Through playful interactives, scenic environments, and facilitated games, visitors will actively engage in the challenges of founding and maintaining a country and will be inspired to carry these lessons forward as they face the challenges of citizenship today. The experience also will serve school groups with a facilitated program.

Past Exhibitions

Among His Troops: Washington's War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor

Among His Troops: Washington’s War Tent in a Newly Discovered Watercolor, brought together works of art, weapons, and other artifacts from the Revolutionary War to explore the history surrounding this rare eyewitness painting of the Continental Army, which was discovered by the Museum’s curators.