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National Museum of African American History and Culture To Open Online Reservation System for Group Visits

March 7, 2019
Alan Karchmer

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will open its new online system March 13 at 9 a.m. EDT for groups of 10 or more to reserve passes. The first available dates for group visits are April 1–June 30. Groups can reserve passes by visiting the online group reservation system at nmaahc.si.edu/visit/groups.

The museum has developed a new system in which groups have access to real-time availability of dates and times to visit the museum in three-month intervals. There are passes for 75,000 people available for each month.  Passes for group visits between July 1 and Sept. 30 will be available Wednesday, May 1. Advanced timed-entry passes for individuals for June are available now at nmaahc.si.edu/visit/passes.

About the National Museum of African American History and Culture 
 Since opening Sept. 24, 2016, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has welcomed over 5 million visitors. Occupying a prominent location next to the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the nearly 400,000-square-foot museum is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive cultural destination devoted exclusively to exploring, documenting and showcasing the African American story and its impact on American and world history. For more information about the museum, visit nmaahc.si.edu, follow @NMAAHC on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat—or call Smithsonian information at (202) 633-1000.

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Lindsey Koren   (202) 633-4052; korenl@si.edu
Jermaine House (202) 633-9495; housej@si.edu

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