About the Museum Store
Our museum store is operated and managed in collaboration with Smithsonian Enterprises, the revenue-generating division of the Smithsonian Institution. For general questions about store operations and merchandise call (202) 633-6167 or email NMAAHCMuseumStore@si.edu.
Visitors may obtain a Dine and Shop Pass to facilitate museum entry to dine in the Sweet Home Café or shop in the museum store.
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Last entry 5:00 p.m.) on days the museum is open to the public
Please note the museum opens at 12:00 PM on Mondays, except those observed as Federal Holidays.
The main store is located in Heritage Hall (L1) and the pop-up store is located on L3 outside of the Community Galleries.
Smithsonian Online Store
A selection of merchandise from the museum is also available online at the Smithsonian Store.
Become a Vendor
Thank you for taking an interest in the National Museum of African American History and Culture museum store as a vendor, artisan or supplier. Our museum store proudly offers crafts, publications, recordings, and other merchandise that illustrate the richness and diversity of the African American experience.
If you are interested in submitting your craft or product for possible sale, please read the instructions provided in the Vendor Proposal form. Completed forms should be E-mailed to: NMAAHCMuseumStore@si.edu.
Due to the high volume of submissions, we are unable to respond to individual proposals. We will notify you if there is an interest in the product.