Photos: Philadelphia Museum of the American Revolution Opens

The Museum of the American Revolution, a museum filled with history and replicas, will open on Wednesday.

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The new Museum of the American Revolution from an aerial view.
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A shot from right outside the entrance.
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Large paintings outside the museum.
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Here is a close up shot from the mural.
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The museum contains multiple enclosed artifacts from the Revolution. This collection includes weapons from the era, personal items, letters, diaries, and art.
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The museum is designed to recreate history for guests. Here is one of the many sculptures inside designed to replicate the American Revolution.
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The museum artistically displays multiple aspects of the Revolution including statues that represent Native Americans of the time.
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The museum artistically displays soldiers, including the British, from the era.
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The museum hopes to draw guests in and help them vividly see the United States's history.
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Guests observing Benjamin Franklin's "Join or Die." The pieces of the snake are meant to represent the eight American colonies of the time.
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Guests observing a section of the museum displaying propaganda used during the Revolution.
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Bataille de Yorktown ("Seige of Yorktown")
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"He retreats like a general and acts like a hero." A quote taken from the Pennsylvania Journal in February 19, 1777.
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