Smithsonian National Museum of African Art

Smithsonian National Museum of African Art950 Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560
Phone: (202) 357-2700


The National Museum of African Art is devoted to the collection, study and exhibition of African art. The museum celebrates the rich visual traditions and extraordinarily diverse cultures of Africa by presenting a sampling of Africa's sculptures, masks, textiles, furniture, pottery, paintings and much more. The museum also offers educational programs and other programs  to engage visitors with African art.  

Open:  Daily 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (except December 25); extended summer hours determined annually. Tours for groups and visitors with disabilities by appointment; call (202) 357-4600 ext. 222 (voice) or (202) 357-4814 (TTY) Monday-Friday.  Admission: Free  Metro: Smithsonian 

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