As a public health precaution due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the National Museum of African American History and Culture will temporarily close to the public starting Monday, November 23. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.
In the meantime, we invite you to explore our virtual exhibitions, online collections and digital resources. Please visit our calendar of events for the latest updates. We appreciate your understanding.
Begin Your Family History Journey
Pauli Murray’s Proud Shoes: A Classic in African American Genealogy
Explore the Collection
Photographic postcard of Harriet Tubman's great nieces, Eva and Alida Stewart, ca. 1910-1914View Object
Photographic postcard of Magdalene Hendricks and sister in Eastern Star regalia, early 1920sView Object
The African American experience is the lens through which we understand what it is to be an American.Lonnie G. Bunch III Founding Director, NMAAHC