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National Museum of African American History & Culture Now Open

National Museum of African American History & Culture Now Open

New Smithsonian on National Mall highlights centuries of history, thousands of artifacts

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 06:06 PM EDT

By the Numbers: NMAAHC Opening Attendance

By the Numbers: NMAAHC Opening Attendance<br />

Over the weekend, more than 30,000 people visited the newly opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Monday, Sep 26, 2016 at 01:06 PM EDT

'Underground' Cast Screening Show at New Museum

'Underground' Cast Screening Show at New Museum

Several cast members of the critically acclaimed show "Underground" will appear at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture for a special screening and panel Monday. Alano...

Sunday, Sep 25, 2016 at 03:58 PM EDT

Timelapse: 52 Months of Museum Construction (in 106 Seconds)

Timelapse: 52 Months of Museum Construction (in 106 Seconds)

After 100 years in the making and 52 months of construction, the Smithsonian's long-awaited National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors on the National Mall on Saturday.

Sunday, Sep 25, 2016 at 03:32 PM EDT

'Life-Changing': Visitors React to African American Museum

'Life-Changing': Visitors React to African American Museum

"Phenomenal." "Hopeful." "Exhilarating." Visitors were enthralled by their visits to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall, describing the experience as inspiring...

Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 05:38 PM EDT
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By Gina Cook

How Visitors Feel After Seeing the African American Museum

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The newest Smithsonian to come to the National Mall highlights centuries of black history and thousands of artifacts.