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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

Thursday, Apr 13, 2017 at 11:30 AM EDT

Woman Sees Her 'Slave Cabin' Birthplace in DC Museum

Woman Sees Her 'Slave Cabin' Birthplace in DC Museum

A cabin that housed enslaved people starting in 1853 was restored and installed in the National Museum of African-American History and Culture -- and on Tuesday a woman who was born there saw her former home in...

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

'We Are America': Museum Open After 100 Years

'We Are America': Museum Open After 100 Years

Bells rang out throughout Washington, D.C. as the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture opened.

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.

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