The Collection

Thanks to your support and generosity, the National Museum of African American History and Culture's collecting efforts have been tremendously successful. Beginning August 1st the museum will initiate a six-month hiatus on accepting new collections. 

Collection Hiatus

Beginning August 1stthe museum will initiate a six-month hiatus on accepting new collections.   We will use this period to update our collections processing, ensuring the highest standards of collections care and management. The museum will relaunch its collecting efforts in February 2020.

Please do not mail any original material directly to the Museum.
Any unsolicited items sent to the Museum will be returned to the sender.

Thank you for your generous support.

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