Visit the Museum

Plan your visit to the National Archives Museum, home of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights.

Open Daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

701 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408

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Founding Documents

Visit these milestone documents in our Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom

Exhibits

Museum visitors explore the interactive touch screen table in the Records of Rights Exhibit

Records of Rights
Permanent Exhibit
Explore how generations of Americans sought to fulfill the promise of the founding documents.

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Power & Light: Russell Lee's Coal Survey

March 16, 2024 to July 6, 2025
Russell Lee’s 1946 coal survey photographs tell the story of laborers who helped build the nation, of a moment when the government took stock of their health and safety, and of a photographer who recognized their humanity.

President Obama speaking to group of people in White House.

Featured Document Display: 70th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka

February 1, 2024 to February 29, 2024
On May 17, 1954, the Supreme Court delivered a unanimous ruling in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka that “separate but equal” was unconstitutional in public schools.

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