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America's Listening

This Week
Daily, Now - October 18, 2020
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 America’s 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 Edison’s phonograph, Emile Berliner’s gramophone, Ray Dolby’s noise reduction system and Alexander Graham Bell’s graphophone.

10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. |  Free admission

National Museum of American History, 1300 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20560

Event Location

National Museum of American History
1300 Constitution Ave. NW,
Washington, DC 20560
National Mall


Posted by: National Museum of American History