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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.

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Federal Triangle, Smithsonian

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1400 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

(202) 633-1000

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