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Music and D.C.’s New African-American Museum: A Guide for School Groups

Students may think the modern music they love has no history – invented by their generation, with no links to the past. A visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. will show them that’s not true. Today’s sounds evolved from the...
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Why the Sports Fans in Your Class Will Love D.C.’s New African-American Museum

The National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. has opened to rave reviews. The praise is justified – as visitors experience African Americans’ journey from slavery to equality, they learn, feel and have fun. But that doesn’t mean the museum is an...
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A 2-Hour Tour of the New African-American Museum: It Can Be Done

The prospect of adding another museum to an already overloaded trip itinerary is like stuffing 10 pounds of sugar into a five-pound bag. But many school groups touring Washington, D.C. still will try to fit in a visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture...
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African-American Museum FAQ: Key Facts for NMAAHC Visitors

Since its September 2016 Grand Opening, the National Museum of African American History and Culture has created remarkable interest and drawn heavy crowds day after day. Many visitors — and those planning to visit —have questions. We’ve tried to answer some of the most popular...
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Three More Ways to Experience African-American History in DC

Can’t get tickets for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture? Based on how quickly people are grabbing timed entry passes, we expect the public won’t be able to enter at will (ie., without passes) until at least 2019. But school groups and other visitors...
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A Lesson Plan for Visiting D.C.’s New African-American Museum

  The math is daunting: A school group planning to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture as part of a trip to Washington, D.C., has about two hours to spend there. The new museum features 12 galleries with 3,000 objects on display over 85,000...
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Why the New African-American Museum in D.C. Is a Must-See on Your Next Trip

Lonnie Bunch III grew up wanting to know more about his African-American culture — more than the stories of slavery and well-known heroes like George Washington Carver. But there wasn’t a museum dedicated to African-American history where he could learn those lessons . . . until...