A Fresh Perspective
From its showstopping design to its poignant collection, Smithsonian’s newest site offers lots of reasons to visit now.
The Smithsonian’s African American History and Culture Museum opened September 24 with a ribbon cutting by President Barack Obama. Whether seated with VIPs beside the dazzling structure or gathered on the grounds of the Washington Monument, thousands celebrated the realization of a long-held vision. As the institution’s newest addition, the museum is naturally a must-see. But there are even more reasons to visit this important collection.
African American History and Culture Museum
Facade with its “corona”