Skip to main content
Home

MAP IT

mapit icon close icon

National Museum of African American History and 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

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. Nearly 100,000 individuals have become charter members of the museum. It is the 19th and newest museum of the Smithsonian Institution.

  • Green/LEED Certified
  • Currently Open for Business
Metro Station

Federal Triangle, Smithsonian

CONTACT

1400 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

(202) 633-1000

Nearby Favorites

washington dc

Kimpton Banneker Hotel

The Kimpton Banneker Hotel acts as a refined haven for well-traveled g...

VIEW DETAILS

SPONSORED

washington dc

George Washington's Mount Vernon

The iconic riverside estate of George Washington. Open daily, 365 days...

VIEW DETAILS

SPONSORED

washington dc

National Museum of the American Indian

Visit the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

VIEW DETAILS

SPONSORED

Partner Content