Located in the Anacostia neighborhood, the Anacostia Community 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.
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed December 25
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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To Live and Breathe: Women and Environmental Justice in Washington, D.C.May 19, 2023 – January 7, 2024
Featured Events at the Museum
The museum offers a variety of events for audiences of all ages. Events are free unless otherwise noted. Visit the full event calendar for more in-person and online events.