Hours and Locations

Anacostia Community Museum

Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Closed Dec. 25

Admission is free


Located in the Anacostia neighborhood, this 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.

We encourage the use of Metrorail and Metrobus.


Metro Station: Anacostia (Green Line); transfer to W2 or W3 bus

Nearest Accessible Metro Entrance:
Shannon Place between Martin Luther King Jr Ave. and Firth Sterling Ave. SE
Howard Rd., north of Anacostia Freeway SE

Check Metrorail's Elevator and Escalator Service Status page for service disruptions.


To provide an address for MetroAccess Paratransit, please use 1901 Fort Place, SE.

Free on-site parking is available. These spaces do not require advanced reservations.


While this location does not have dining, view dining options at our other locations.


While this location has no museum store, you can always shop online.

See Getting Here for information on accessible parking and public transportation.

Accessibility Information and Programs

Disability access service requests: ACMtours@si.edu

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