All Smithsonian museums in Washington, D.C., including the National Zoo, and in New York City continue to be closed to support the effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Happy birthday America! From the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, to today's picnics, parades, and fireworks, a patriotic tour through the collections.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
–Preamble to the Declaration of Independence