Spring Break Programming

Museum of the American Revolution

Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019

On weekdays from 2-4pm. gallery educators will demonstrate a variety of Revolutionary-era activities ranging from shoemaking, cartridge rolling, flag-making and more in the first-floor rotunda. On April 13 & 14, the museum will host costumed living historians portraying the “artificers” who served under Philadelphian Benjamin Flower (whose portrait is on display at the venue)...

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World War II Exhibit

The Museum of American History

Apr 25, 2019 - Jun 2, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

World War II was a war that defined an era in American and World History.  Come celebrate the lives and memories of veterans and fallen heroes. Featuring military as well as civilian paraphernalia. Items include weapons, equipment, uniforms, flags, and coinage of both the Allied and Axis powers in the Pacific as well as the European theatres. 

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Spring Break

National Constitution Center

Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 26, 2019

Celebrate spring break with the friends (and foes) of one of the National Constitution Center’s favorite founders: Alexander Hamilton. Visitors will learn more about Hamilton through the eyes of those who knew him best as the Center’s programming highlights a different founding figure each day. Visitors will get to know George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, the Marquis de Lafayette, and...

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Spring Break at the Museum

Museum of the American Revolution

Apr 25, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019

Each spring during the Revolutionary War, the armies shook the rust off and resupplied. Meanwhile, in Revolutionary Philadelphia, people rolled musket cartridges and sewed flags to supply the army. This spring break, band together to recreate their efforts with hands-on craft demonstrations. The Museum will host interpreters on April 13th and 14th portraying the “artificers” who served...

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Shearing Day and Herb Sale

Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm

Apr 27, 2019

Take a step on the wooly side Saturday, April 27th from 10am-4pm for Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm’s 15th annual Shearing Day & Herb Sale! Witness living history with the shearing of Greenbank Mills’ heritage sheep throughout the day as they get ready for the warmer weather! Learn colonial skills through hands-on demonstrations that include hand processing from sheep to...

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Lila Liberty's Hero Quest

National Liberty Museum

Apr 28, 2019 - Dec 15, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Meet Lila Liberty, a young hero on a quest to spread acceptance and kindness. To complete her mission she needs to collect all six of her Super Hero Gadgets, like Respectacles to see different points of view, and the Cape of Courage for a boost of confidence. Lila has friends all over the National Liberty Museum who will unlock each of her Gadgets, but she needs YOUR help to find them!

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Curious Kids Program

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Apr 30, 2019 - Apr 30, 2019

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

Children ages 3-5 will explore the museum, looking behind doors, peeking into rarely seen spaces, and meeting some of the people who work here. Weekly fun will include exploration, hands-on time with historic objects, story telling, and crafting.

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Teacher Meet & Greet

American Helicopter Museum

Apr 30, 2019

Join us on TUESDAY 4/30 for a unique and *free* learning opportunity at the American Helicopter Museum & Education Center. Dr. Laura McLaughlin will discuss "Making the Most of Your Field Trip and Community Organizations," an ACT48 credit eligible presentation. In addition, more than TWO DOZEN regional museums, historical and arts societies, and allied non-profits will be on hand to provide...

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Law Day

National Constitution Center

May 1, 2019

On Law Day, the Center celebrates the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Visitors can learn about the creation of the Bill of Rights with special tours, and then participate in a trivia game that unpacks the different freedoms protected by the First Amendment.

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A Dangerous Idea: The History of Eugenics in America

National Constitution Center

May 2, 2019

Exactly 92 years after the infamous Buck v. Bell decision, the Center presents a partial screening of “A Dangerous Idea: Eugenics, Genetics and the American Dream”—an award-winning documentary exploring the legal history of the eugenics movement in the United States. Following the screening, the film’s executive producer, writer, and attorney Andrew Kimbrell, acclaimed author and...

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