National Museum of African Art
950 Independence Ave., SW
3rd Floor, 318 A St., NE Floor Plan
On view permanently in a third-floor room of the black leader's first Washington home* are furniture, photographs, books, newspapers and other memorabilia which reflect his life and times.
*Not to be confused with another of Douglass's Washington homes, located in S.E. Washington and called "Cedar Hill," which is maintained by the National Park Service. The American abolitionist's first home was located in two of the several townhouses that now comprise AfA.