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701 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408

Plan A Visit

Founding Documents

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

Exhibits

Rightfully Hers Exhibit Banner

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

May 10, 2019 to January 3, 2021
Celebrate the 19th Amendment’s centennial and discover the diverse struggle for women's voting rights throughout American history.

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.

Beethoven Symphonien Frontispiece

Featured Document Display: 250 Years of Beethoven

November 16, 2020 to January 14, 2021
In honor of Beethoven's 250th birthday, we share this record from the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum.

 

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