Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

The National Museum of African American History and Culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of African Americans. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts and nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members. The Museum opened to the public on September 24, 2016, as the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution.
Hours
7 Days/Week, 364 Days/Year, 10 am-5:30 pm, Closed on December 25.
Admission
Free, but timed passes are needed.
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Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture

1400 Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001
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