National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Best Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Washington, D.C.

There are plenty of museums in Washington, D.C. to spend your free time in. There are even more new exhibits coming and going each year. Make sure you catch these family-friendly museum exhibits before they leave town.

05/12/2015

Cranes lower two artifacts at the construction site of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. (Photo by George Mesthos/NewsRadio 99.1 WNEW)

Smithsonian’s Black History Museum Showcases its Collection

While its new building is still under construction, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is offering a look at its growing collection.

05/08/2015

Cranes lower two artifacts at the construction site of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. (Photo by George Mesthos/NewsRadio 99.1 WNEW)

Smithsonian’s Black History Museum on Track for 2016 Opening

Smithsonian Institution officials say the new National Museum of African American History and Culture is on track to open on the National Mall in late 2016.

05/07/2015

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Smithsonian Wins Approval for New Museum Design

A federal arts panel has given final approval for designs and materials to build a bronze color “corona” as the defining element of the Smithsonian’s new black history museum being built on the National Mall.

02/20/2014

US Talk Show Queen Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Giving $12 Million to D.C.’s African-American Museum

Oprah Winfrey is giving $12 million to a museum being built on Washington’s National Mall that will document African-American life.

06/11/2013