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Maps and Directions

The museum is easily accessible from metropolitan Washington, DC, and is located in southeast Washington approximately 5 miles from the National Mall. Free on-site parking is available.


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By Metrorail
Directions by Metrorail

By Bus
Directions by Bus

Museum Shuttle

Ride the free summer weekend Shuttle Anacostia service from the National Mall with stops at Anacostia Community Museum, Frederick Douglass National Historic Site and the Anacostia Art Center. Service begins Memorial Day weekend in May and runs through Labor Day weekend in September, running on Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays. Do check the main page slide show for updates before visiting. For more information and reservations, call 202.633.4844
Shuttle Information and Schedule