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The history is vast and wonderful. You can go back again & again & learn something new. The 1-3 history levels are tear jerking, overwhelming in a good way, thought provoking & well done. The museum is laid out very well. So much thought was...More
I have been here a few times and each time is like the first! I recommend starting at the bottom, for whatever reason I started at the top and went down. This resulted in me coming happy and leaving with welted eyes! The gift shop...More
First of all I was very impressed by the arrangement of the tour, starting with the beginnen of slavery literally at the bottom and leading the visitor to the top exibitions of current community life and African American involvement in various aspects of life in...More
We lined-up about 1/2 hour before opening. We started in the basement and worked our way up ... just so much to read and see and so emotional. Make sure you take some time to set in the contemplation space and enjoy the fountain. I...More
This excellent museum is long overdue and does not disappoint. They've not missed anything in the development and execution of this museum. One problem: there is too much to take in in one visit, requiring more than one visit (would be nice to live in...More
The museum is wonderful. It starts from slavary leading to today’s black icons. Some of the information is overwhelming. There is a lot of information in a very small space, so it was hard to take everything in.
At times it was very emotional. Emmet...More
I had heard this museum was really cool and honestly I had low standards coming in. But, this museum was awesome. The exhibits were excellent. They did a great job incorporating African American culture in various ways from media to sports. They also did a...More
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The Afrcan American Smithsonian Museum is free admission. I tried to get the ticket online in advance but failed. So in the early morning on the date I plan to visit, I got up very early to get the ticket in the museum... More
The Afrcan American Smithsonian Museum is free admission. I tried to get the ticket online in advance but failed. So in the early morning on the date I plan to visit, I got up very early to get the ticket in the museum official website. I got the tickets easily and right away. Please check the starting time for same day admission ticket in the website.
If visiting over the weekend, you will have to book online and choose the next available slot, which could be up to an hour. However, there is wifi right outside the museum so you can do everything there. To pass time, you... More
If visiting over the weekend, you will have to book online and choose the next available slot, which could be up to an hour. However, there is wifi right outside the museum so you can do everything there. To pass time, you can visit other museums nearby. Once at the entrance, the barcode in the email will be scanned to gain entrance. You need not print anything.