The National Museum of African American History and Culture’s hours of operation are Tuesday - Sunday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., and 12:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. on Mondays. On Mondays that are observed as Federal Holidays, the museum will open at 10:00 a.m. The museum is closed on December 25.
Group reservations are available from 10:15 am to 2:45 pm. Passes are available for reservation up to 60 days in advance, and are released on the 3rd Monday of the month.
Ten is the minimum number of visitors for a group reservation and the maximum of 55 per entry time. Groups larger than 200 must split over more than one day.
If you have a group larger than 200 per pay please contact NMAAHCGrouprequests@si.edu.
Please note the following guidelines while securing your timed-entry passes: