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Smithsonian National Museum of American History

National Museum of American History14th & Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 357-2700

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The National Museum of American History, known as "Americas Attic,"  has been recently renovated .  The museum offers three floors of exhibitions that explore the rich diversity of American history.  Among the wealth of Americana are the flag that inspired The Star-Spangled Banner, first ladies' inaugural gowns, quilts, cars and locomotives. Popular exhibitions include Information Age, Field to Factory, A More Perfect Union: Japanese Americans and the Constitution, and American Encounters. The museum features permanent and special exhibits.  Check the link to the museum's site below for current exhibits.

Open: daily 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; extended summer hours determined annually. Tours for groups and for hearing and visually impaired visitors by appointment; call (202) 357-1481 or (202) 357- 1563 (TTY) Monday-Friday.  Admission: Free Metro: Smithsonian, Federal Triangle.

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