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At the Museum

Located in the Anacostia neighborhood, the Anacostia Community Museum examines, documents, and interprets the impact of historical and contemporary social issues on urban communities.

Dynamic rotating exhibitions explore various aspects of urban community life, including modernization, cultural encounters, environmental change, gentrification, employment, and globalization.

Free Admission
Free Parking

Wednesday through Saturday
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed December 25

Maps and Directions

The museum is easily accessible from metropolitan Washington, DC, and is located in southeast Washington approximately 5 miles from the National Mall. Free on-site parking is available.

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Featured Events at the Museum

The museum offers a variety of events for audiences of all ages. Events are free unless otherwise noted. Visit the full event calendar for more in-person and online events.

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