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Marian Anderson: Artist and Symbol Marian Anderson: Artist and Symbol
April 8, 2014 – September 7, 2014

Marian Anderson's orange-and-black velvet ensemble, which she wore during her historic Easter Sunday performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial on April 9,1939, is on view.

American History Museum
American Heroes American Heroes
February 19, 2014 – June 2, 2014

Despite the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, more than 33,000 nisei (second generation) volunteered to serve in the U.S. Army. Many served in the 100th Infantry Battalion, 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the Military Intelligence Service. On view is the Congressional Gold Medal awarded to those units in 2010.

American History Museum
Camilla's Purse Camilla's Purse
January 24, 2014 – May 4, 2014

See what Holocaust survivor Camilla (Mia) Klaber Gottlieb carried in her purse to preserve her memories before, during, and after World War II.

American History Museum
West Wing Exhibition Preview: First Floor West Wing Exhibition Preview: First Floor
September 14, 2013 – TBA

This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a Google Cork Board server and a Mayo-Gibbon heart/lung machine.

American History Museum
West Wing Exhibition Preview: Second Floor West Wing Exhibition Preview: Second Floor
September 14, 2013 –

This sneak peek at the museum's renovations features a World War II billboard, a Godess of Liberty statue, an Apache fiddle, and a menorah with Statue of Liberty candle holders.

American History Museum
Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963 Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation, 1863, and the March on Washington, 1963
December 14, 2012 – September 7, 2014

Learn how two events 100 years apart changed the course of the nation in this exhibition featuring such items as Abraham Lincoln's top hat, Harriet Tubman's shawl, and photographs of the March on Washington.

American History Museum
Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000 Food: Transforming the American Table, 1950-2000
November 20, 2012 – Permanent

This mouth-watering exhibition explores the social changes that have changed how we eat and features Julia Child's kitchen.

American History Museum
Conestoga Wagon Conestoga Wagon
September 19, 2012 – Indefinitely

See a wagon that helped America's westward expansion to the Pacific.

American History Museum
American Stories American Stories
April 12, 2012 – Indefinitely

See more than 100 historic and cultural touchstones of American history from the museum’s vast holdings.

American History Museum
You Must Remember This You Must Remember This
February 1, 2012 – Rotating Exhibition

See costumes worn by movie stars and other memorablia from Warner Bros. Studio.

American History Museum
The First Ladies The First Ladies
November 19, 2011 – Indefinitely

View two dozen dresses worn by former first ladies.

American History Museum
Two Key Smithsonian Figures: Leonard Carmichael and Frank Taylor Two Key Smithsonian Figures: Leonard Carmichael and Frank Taylor
December 22, 2010 – TBA

This display case honors two people instrumental in the creation of the National Museum of American History.

American History Museum
Stories on Money Stories on Money
June 11, 2009 – Indefinitely

This exhibition explores the history of money  -- coinage and currency --  from the earliest times to the present and showcases objects from the museum's National Numismatic Collection.

American History Museum
On the Water: Stories from Maritime America On the Water: Stories from Maritime America
May 22, 2009 – Permanent

This exhibition traces American maritime history from 18th-century sailing ships, to 19th-century steamboats and fishing craft, to today's huge container ships.

American History Museum
The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner: The Flag that Inspired the National Anthem
November 21, 2008 – Permanent

The sight of those “broad stripes and bright stars” inspired Francis Scott Key to write a song that eventually became the United States national anthem.

American History Museum
Landmark Objects Landmark Objects
November 21, 2008 – Permanent

Three large, iconic artifacts in the main corridor of each floor of the East Wing highlight the key themes of the exhibitions in that wing.

American History Museum
Artifact Walls: Mall Entrance Corridor Artifact Walls: Mall Entrance Corridor
November 21, 2008 – Permanent

On view in floor-to-ceiling, glass-fronted walls on both sides of the Mall entrance are objects highlighting the depth and breadth of the museum's permanent collection and our nation's rich and diverse history.

American History Museum
Artifact Walls: Constitution Ave. Entrance Corridor Artifact Walls: Constitution Ave. Entrance Corridor
November 21, 2008 – Permanent

On view in floor-to-ceiling, glass-fronted walls on both sides of the Constitution Avenue entrance are objects highlighting the depth and breadth of the museum's permanent collection and our nation's rich and diverse history.

American History Museum
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
November 11, 2004 – Permanent

This exhibition surveys the history of America's military from the Colonial Era to the present conflict in Iraq.

American History Museum
America on the Move America on the Move
November 22, 2003 – Permanent

This exhibition examines how transportation -- from 1876 to 1999 -- has shaped our American identity.

American History Museum

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