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While most of the students of the high school where I teach took the SAT and the PSAT on Oct 16, 2019, my colleagues and I , along with 4 students , took the metro to the museum. It was raining heavily, but the museum's...More
I definitely recommend this museum to all of you, whatever you age is, as it really shows the full history of America. There is a lot to see there and think about. You will need about six hours to see most of the displays. The...More
It was a totally awesome experience. I’m glad I finally had the opportunity to go . I will definitely love to go back . It’s so much to learn and see about the culture . Definitely worth going to see !
I finally got an opportunity to visit this museum and I have to say it's one of the best I've ever been to. This is a place everyone can enjoy and learn from regardless of race, gender, ethnic background, or political affiliation.
You definitely need...More
Finally, a magnificent museum to tell this essential American tale.
Every American, and every foreign visitor, should patronize this museum.
It is very modern, with lots of sound and imagery and screens, and some interactive features. The basement offers a moving and compelling, indeed heartbreaking...More
I didn't have a ticket, so I arrived around 9:30 am to be in line. I was able to get in and the lines never stopped. It is a history and emotional filled museum that allows you to appreciate and learn more about African Americans...More
A museum is the sum of its parts. The content was good. Except more recent history was only briefly mentioned. Abolitionist movements in the 1700s was largely ignored. There is a lot there to see. Was good to see people sharing stories from their lives...More
This is an amazing, educational museum. Our history through the years. It is well worth multiple visits to enjoy each of every exhibit. Your emotions are about to explode from sadness to joy. Every level is worth a picture, a comment, a sense of something...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.