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National Museum of African American History and Culture: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank danaberghea2019
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is truly awesome and inspiring. It takes several hours to take it all in. My family and I from Alabama want to visit it again.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank James L
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank AntoninFra
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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 !

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Jahmai
Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CUTiger81
Reviewed 4 days ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NewYorkScooby
Reviewed 5 days ago

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

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank veronicacF8473KW
Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank TheRoadTripsNeverEnd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No matter how much you’ve learned about it before, visiting this museum is overwhelming, a “must see” for everyone.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Gambit26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2019
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September 14, 2019|
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Response from Danfok2010 | Reviewed this property |
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
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August 23, 2019|
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I didn't see any. I'd assume people bring their own. It is easy enough to get around with them though.
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Response from Halally | Reviewed this property |
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
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