Explore, learn and engage with the National Museum of African American History and Culture through our extensive list of digital resources and educational offerings.
Take a journey to the North Star, where students and educators can explore stories and objects that illuminate the African American experience.
Explore the museum’s latest digital exhibition experience on the Searchable Museum, Afrofuturism: A History of Black Futures. From the past and present through a prism of technology and fantasy, Afrofuturism provides a powerful lens for imagining the African American experience.
Joyful ABC Activity Booklets
Support children’s positive identity development while also growing their language and literacy skills with activities, museum objects and new words.
Talking About Race Web Portal
Talking about race, although hard, is necessary. We are here to provide tools and guidance to empower your journey and inspire conversation.
Preserving Family Heirlooms and Treasures
Learn how to preserve your family treasures and tell stories about the experiences of your family for generations to come.
The Journey of the Slave Ship São José
Explore the global history of the slave ship São José and the work of the Slave Wrecks Project through a series of digital StoryMaps.
Take a look at the museum's top picks and explore the books on our featured reading lists — curated just for you.
Students and Educators
Juneteenth Reading List
The Curator Chat Series
Discover more about our collection objects, historic figures, exhibitions and upcoming projects through chats with museum curators.
Jackie Robinson's Life and Legacy
Sports Curator Damion Thomas discusses Jackie Robinson’s life and legacy in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Robinson’s debut and integration of Major League Baseball.
What is Juneteenth?
Oral History Specialist Kelly Navies shares the history and legacy of Juneteenth as a celebration of freedom, family and joy.
Harriet Tubman: Life, Liberty and Legacy
Women's History Curator Angela Tate explores the silk lace and linen shawl given to Harriet Tubman by Queen Victoria around 1897.
Explore a desk from the Hope School in Pomaria, South Carolina, a historic Rosenwald school.
History Lives in You.
We are guardians of history. We preserve the past, witness the now and aspire to inform our shared future.