To comply with new COVID-19 regulations from the City of Philadelphia,
the NLM is temporarily closed through January 1, 2021.

But VIRTUAL NLM is open! Visit NLM@Home and NLM@Night


Bid, Buy and Be Merry

The National Liberty Museum is excited to announce its 1st Annual Holiday Sale & Auction from November 27 – December 31.* Bid on items from the Museum’s collection, shop art from our latest exhibition, or take advantage of holiday deals in our Museum Shop! A portion of all sales support the NLM’s education initiatives.
* In order to receive your items before December 25, purchases must be made by December 11 at 5:00pm..

Browse our Holiday Sale & Auction now!

NLM honors 14 inspiring students from across the country

The National Liberty Museum celebrated its 20th annual TD Bank Young Heroes Awards with a Virtual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 12. The ceremony honored 14 inspiring students, ages 18 and younger, who identified an area where liberty was lacking and took action to make positive change in their local schools or communities.

Learn about these amazing young people here.

NLM Honors Outstanding Educators in the Delaware Valley and Beyond

The National Liberty Museum celebrated its 14th annual Teacher as Hero Award sponsored by State Farm® with a Virtual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 24. The ceremony honored 10 inspiring teachers who make a difference in the lives of their students. To mark the occasion, State Farm Representatives, National Liberty Museum leadership, friends and family gathered via Zoom to celebrate the accomplishments of these exceptional educators.

Learn their stories here.


While the Museum is temporarily closed, we will continue to offer varied and engaging digital experiences. Our Virtual NLM@Night series offers fun and informative entertainment on the subject of liberty for adult audiences.

Click here to learn about upcoming events.

Do you know a first-responder who deserves special recognition?

Nominations for our 2020 Awards of Valor presented by YOUR LOCAL CHEVROLET DEALERS are now closed. The winners will be announced on December 8. We invite you to learn more about this Award that honors police officers, firefighters, EMTs and other emergency responders by clicking here. If you have someone in mind for the 2021 Awards, please check back when nominations for next year open in the Spring.

Chevrolet supports first responders. Learn more.

Do you know a Healthcare Professional who deserves special recognition?

Nominations for our 2020 Healthcare Heroes Award presented by Teva Pharmaceuticals are now closed. The winners, in four categories, will be announced on December 3. Healthcare Heroes recognizes professionals in healthcare research and treatment whose accomplishments have had a profound impact on others. This year we expanded the Community Hero Award category by including all those who participated in helping others in regard to the treatment of COVID-19.

Learn more about this award and consider nominating someone for 2021.

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