Plan Your Visit

Open daily 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., except December 25

Museum Closure

Due to scheduled repairs, the museum will be closed on Monday, August 15, 2022. 

Two images placed side by side, an image of a graffiti mural on the left and an image of a graffiti image of Tupac Shakur along with other markings on a brick wall

Golden Era of Hip-Hop Photo Collection Now on Display

“Represent: Hip-Hop Photography” exhibition features some of hip-hop’s most iconic figures and moments paired alongside historical images from the museum’s photography collection.

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Last Chance

"Make Good the Promises: Reconstruction and Its Legacies" closes on Sunday, August 21, 2022. 

A black and white photo of a crowd of people at the Anacostia Park Community Day. The majority of people in this photo appear to be teens or young adults.

Hip-Hop Block Party

Join us to celebrate the first anniversary of the Smithsonian Anthology of Hip-Hop and Rap with a star-studded Hip-Hop Block Party on Saturday, August 13. 

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