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.

Photograph of Hiroshima after Atomic Bomb, 1945

Featured Document Display: The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
July 23, 2020 to August 26, 2020
World War II marked the first—and only—wartime use of atomic weapons. The U.S. bombing of Japan helped to bring an end to the deadliest war in history, but resulted in many more civilian deaths.