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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

Friday, Mar 31, 2017 at 06:47 PM EDT

Rare Photo of Harriet Tubman Acquired by DC Museum, Library

Rare Photo of Harriet Tubman Acquired by DC Museum, Library

A rare photo of a young Harriet Tubman has been obtained by the Library of Congress and the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 12:33 PM EST

Timelapse: 52 Months of Museum Construction

Timelapse: 52 Months of Museum Construction

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.

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 12:31 PM EST

'Life-Changing': Museum Visitors React

'Life-Changing': Museum Visitors React

"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...

Thursday, Mar 9, 2017 at 12:31 PM EST
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By Gina Cook

How They Felt in One Word

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