The March to Valley Forge by William Trego

FAQs

To help you prepare for your visit, we have provided answers below to the most frequently asked questions about our Museum.

Planning Your Visit

Where is the Museum located?

The Museum of the American Revolution is located at 101 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA at the corner of 3rd and Chestnut Streets. 

How can I buy tickets to the Museum?

Tickets to the Museum can be purchased online or at the Museum. Tickets are good for two consecutive days.

General Admission is $19 for adults, $17 for seniors, students (with ID), military (with ID), and teachers (with ID), $12 for children ages 6 to 18. Children ages 5 and under are free.

What are the Museum's operating hours?

The Museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  

 

Extended summer hours for 2017:

July 1-30 – 9:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

July 31-September 4 – 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

 

The museum is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day. 

Can I take pictures and video while I am in the Museum?

Still and video photography is permitted for noncommercial use only in the Museum and exhibitions, unless otherwise posted. For the safety of our visitors and collections, the use of tripods, monopods, and selfie sticks is not permitted at any time. Please refrain from any flash photography while in the Museum.

Notice: Visitors may be filmed, photographed, or recorded by the Museum of the American Revolution for educational and promotional uses, including for posting on the Museum’s and other public websites.

Are there benches in the galleries or other places to rest during my visit?

Yes, there are benches located throughout select galleries for you to rest during you visit.  The exhibition is divided into four sections, each section is accessible fromour second floor court and guests to enter and exit the galleries as they wish to rest or use the restrooms. Please see our Museum map for the location of these doors.  

Can I check a coat, bag, or luggage?

The Museum offers unstaffed self-check for coats. We cannot check any bags or luggage at the Museum. You may carry small bags and backpacks in the Museum galleries.

Where can I park?

There are several parking garages located within a mile from the Museum:

Do you have a newsletter with updates about the Museum?

Yes! Visit our website and sign-up for our monthly email newsletter that includes updates and upcoming special events.

Ticket Information

What is a timed ticket?

The Museum offers timed tickets to facilitate entry and alleviate extended wait times. Tickets are timed at twenty (20) minute intervals and each timed ticket is valid for two consecutive days. There is no limit on the length of time of your visit. 

Please note that each visitor requires a ticket. Children ages 5 and under are free, but adults still need to obtain free tickets for all children either online or at the Museum.

Can I arrive at the Museum earlier or later than my timed ticket?

Yes, we understand that logistics don’t always go as planned. If you bought a timed ticket in advance, we allow pass holders to enter 15 minutes before their tickets time, or any time after the time stated on their pass that day. The time on your pass helps us to maintain safe hourly visitor counts. If you have questions about your ticket time, please contact our Guest Services team at tickets@amrevmuseum.org or 215-253-6731.

Do I have to print my ticket(s)?

No, you do not have to print your ticket(s).  We can scan the ticket(s) from your phone or print the ticket(s) for you at the Front Desk.

Where are my tickets? I ordered tickets online, but didn't get an email.

Online ticket orders are delivered via email immediately after you submitted your order from tickets@amrevmuseum.org.  Museum tickets are delivered as an email attachement.   Please check your spam or junk folder for the email if you don't see it in your inbox. 

Other Frequently Asked Questions

How do I become a Museum Member?

You can become a Member online here. For more information about Museum Membership – please visit the Membership page on our website.

How can I book a group visit?

Groups of 15 or more can book a group visit by contacting groups@amrevmuseum.org or call 267-579-3623.

For more information and frequently asked questions about group visits, click here