New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19, but we expect to reopen August 14 with a free, outdoor exhibition. See more details on our Visit page.

Revolutionary Summer: Join the Continental Army

Living History Days at N-YHS
Revolutionary Summer: Join the Continental Army
August 10 & 11 | 11 am–3 pm

Free with Museum Admission,
all ages

The Continental Army wants you! Fall in with a company of soldiers for the afternoon. Explore displays of 18th-century weaponry, learn military drills, and interact with all of the tools and equipment of a common soldier.

Check out Revolutionary Summer for a full roster of related programs for all ages

Living History programming takes place in the courtyard, weather permitting.
In case of severe weather, it might be relocated to Smith Gallery.  

Lead support for Revolutionary Summer provided by The Achelis and Bodman Foundation. Additional support provided by Richard Brown and Mary Jo Otsea. 

Creative: Tronvig Group