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

Plan A Visit

Founding Documents

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


369th Infantry playing basketball

All American: The Power of Sports

September 16, 2022 to January 7, 2024
All American explores the power of sports to embody our national ideals and the power of athletes to challenge us to live up to them.

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.

Sketch Map of Rancho San Miguelito (Detail)

Featured Document Display: Diseños: An Impact of Mexican Cession

June 20, 2023 to October 18, 2023
Diseños are important evidence of the profound impact that the Mexican Cession had on the lives of some Mexicans whose land became part of the United States.