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Home of the Charters of Freedom: The Declaration of Independence, The United States Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. The National Archives keeps more than eight billion pages of text, millions of photographs, and hundreds of thousands of reels of film. The Public Vaults, an interactive permanent exhibition, is a journey of discovery, inviting you behind the scenes into a virtual realm of the working archives - the stacks and vaults where the records of all three branches of government are kept. A trip through the Public Vaults will show you why records matter to you, your family, and your country. Don't miss the The Lawerence F. O'Brien Gallery, devoted to changing exhibitions, and The William G. McGowan Theater, which shows documentary films, lectures, and symposia.

Hours
Exhibit spaces at the National Archives Building in Washington DC will remain open to the public from 10am-5:30pm, seven days a week, year round. Please note that the last admission will be at 5 pm. Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec 25.
Admission
FREE
Events
Thru Jan. 3, 2020Rightfully Hers
Tue. May 21Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard
Thu. May 23America’s Jewish Women
Fri. May 24Not for Ourselves Alone, part 2
Tue. May 28Stony the Road
Sat. Jun 1The Write Stuff 2019
Tue. Jun 4All Roads Lead to Power
Jun. 5 – Aug. 7NPS Escape Room!
Thu. Jun 675th Anniversary of D-Day: The True Glory
Thu. Jun 13Moms in Chief
Sat. Jun 15History Happy Hour with Derek Brown
Thu. Jun 20Our Lost Declaration
Tue. Jun 25The Apollo
Mon. Jul 8Genealogy Camp for Kids (Five Days)
Thu. Jul 25Rights and Responsibilities Learning Lab
Fri. Jul 26Constitution in Action Learning Lab

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Constitution Avenue, NW, between 7th and 9th Streets
Washington, DC 20408
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