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Summer Learning

Keep kids learning all summer long with these resources

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Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery

Could there be ghosts trapped in the basement of the Museum? Download our new iPad app.

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3D explorations of Smithsonian objects bring us closer than ever before

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Join our Community on EDMODO!

Collaborate with colleagues, find new resources, and share thoughts on the field & more

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Integrate Reading & Social Studies

Explore over 20 themes through books and related K-4 activities

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Featured Artifact

Andrew Jackson's Uniform Coat

Blue wool uniform coat, gold-colored buttons on jacket front and sleeves. Epaulettes and gold trim at neck and cuffs.

This coat adheres to the 1813 uniform...


Plan Your VisitView of the Building Exterior

Bringing your class to the museum?

The School Visits page has tips and details on events at the Museum.