The Joy of Museums

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National Museum of African American History and Culture

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The National Museum of African American History and Culture is a Smithsonian Institution Museum on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. It has over 35,000 objects in its collection related to African American History and Culture and is open to the public and free of charge.

The Historical Objects and Exhibits of the The National Museum of African American History and Culture include:

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Essential Facts:

  • Name:                   The National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • City:                       Washington, D.C.
  • Country:               United States
  • Opened:               2016
  • Type:                     History and Culture Museum

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“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Abraham Lincoln

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