Anacostia Community Museum and its collection

Anacostia Community Museum

The Anacostia Community Museum, a part of the Smithsonian Institution, is located in the Anacostia neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United States. The museum was inaugurated in 1967 and has since been a significant cultural and historical hub.

Focus of the Anacostia Community Museum

The Anacostia Community Museum primarily focuses on the national history and culture of African Americans. It serves as a resource for scholars and is open to all national and international visitors interested in learning more about African American history and culture.

Shift in Focus at the Anacostia Community Museum

Recently, the Anacostia Museum and Center has shifted its main focus towards the collection, preservation, and study of artifacts. This change reflects the museum's commitment to preserving and studying material culture, particularly as it relates to African American history and culture.

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Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington DC

Visitor information Anacostia Community Museum

Opening hours

11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00
11:00 – 16:00




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Location & Map

1901 Fort Place, SE, Washington D.C.

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