Visit the Museum

Open every day, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Admission is always free.

701 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408

Plan A Visit

Founding Documents

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

Admission is always free. Reservations are not required but are recommended during peak tourist season.
Reservations & Tours

Exhibits

Remembering Vietnam Exhibition

Remembering Vietnam

November 10, 2017 to January 6, 2019
View iconic and recently discovered National Archives records related to 12 critical episodes in the Vietnam War.

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.

Public Vaults exhibit

Public Vaults
Permanent Exhibit
Discover some of the treasures found in the stacks and vaults of the National Archives.

Gun crew from Regimental Headquarters Company, 23rd Infantry, firing 37mm gun during an advance against German entrenched positions., 1918

Featured Document Display: Meuse-Argonne Offensive Map

September 20, 2018 to October 31, 2018
In commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, see a map from the final Allied operation that brought an end to World War I.

Events

 

Boeing Learning Center

For Families and Visitors of All Ages

Drop in to the ReSource Room to participate in hands-on activities featuring replica documents, images, maps, posters and more. Or make advance reservations for an immersive Learning Lab experience for your group.

Tips for Families and Visitors with Children