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From: 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
The Smithsonian National Museum of American History features a wing dedicated to American culture. The experience begins in the gateway with Americas Listening, an in-depth look at the history of recorded sound that showcases five major innovations that still impact how we experience movies and music today. Among the artifacts on display are Thomas Edisons phonograph, Emile Berliners gramophone, Ray Dolbys noise reduction system and Alexander Graham Bells graphophone.
10 a.m. 5:30 p.m. | Free admission
National Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20560