Visit the National Archives Museum

Come. Explore. Enjoy. The National Archives Museum — Democracy Starts Here!

The National Archives Building in Washington D.C.

Museum Hours

Directions & Maps

National Archives Museum
Constitution Ave. NW
[between 7th & 9th St.]
Washington, DC 20408

Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter

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Admission to the National Archives Museum is always free.

Plan Your Visit

Take the time to plan your visit. You need at least 90 minutes to explore our exhibits and learning center. Click here for more information or to make reservations.

National Archives Museum Tour in American Sign Language (ASL) and English

Public Programs

A source for documentary film as well as a forum for exploring the great issues of American history and other topics related to the National Archives' holdings and mission.

Events & Public Programs


National Archives Museum Tour in American Sign Language (ASL) and English

The National Archives Museum in Washington, D.C. invites you to view our "Welcome to the National Archives Museum" video featured in American Sign Language (ASL) and English with closed captioning. This video highlights the various exciting permanent and changing exhibits, special galleries, gift shop, cafe, and research rooms. It also highlights resources available to Deaf and Hard of Hearing visitors such as ASL interpreted tours, and Interpretypes® available to assist with communication between Deaf and hearing visitors and staff.