Visit the National Museum of American History - Reopening May 21!
The National Museum of American History is open again to the public after being closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The museum will open Fridays through Tuesdays with reduced hours between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., with the last entry at 3 p.m.
Health and safety measures for visitors and staff are in place, including requiring all visitors to reserve a free timed-entry pass and to wear a face covering for the duration of their visit, including children over the age of 2.
New acquisitions on view include a Bob Ross painting and other materials from the arts educator and the gown worn by Constance Wu in Crazy Rich Asians. Reserve your tickets now!
PLEASE NOTE: There are capacity limits per day in the museum. Please plan in advance and reserve your tickets ASAP. Some walk-up tickets may be available on the day of your visit, but we urge you to reserve tickets ahead of time online. We are already sold out on some dates.