23 September 2016

The Wait is OVER -- NMAAHC Opens TOMORROW, 24 September 2016

The Wait is OVER -- NMAAHC Opens TOMORROW, 24 September 2016

Tomorrow the newest Smithsonian Museum opens - the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)!  Though the passes for visiting in-person tomorrow were gobbled up quickly, you can still be a part of the experience …

Follow @NMAAHC all weekend-long during our Grand Opening celebration!

Follow us on TwitterInstagram, and Snapchat for some of the best moments from our Grand Opening Dedication Ceremony this Saturday and all weekend long from the Freedom Sounds Festival. We'll also be streaming live on Facebook. Share your moments from wherever you are using #APeoplesJourney and check out our Social Media toolkit for more ways to connect and be a part of #MakingHistory.

Learn more here.

Don’t have a ticket to visit the museum?  You can still enjoy the Freedom Sounds: A Community Celebration to honor the opening of NMAAHC.

Best wishes to NMAAHC on its grand opening and success with its goal of [being] “a place where all Americans can learn about the richness and diversity of the African American experience, what it means to their lives and how it helped us shape this nation. A place that transcends the boundaries of race and culture that divide us, and becomes a lens into a story that unites us all.”

Will you be attending? If so, please let us know what invoked in you the most powerful responses, whether tears, laughter, anger, happiness, etc.

Editor’s Note: Also check out Though The NMAAHC Doors Are Not Yet Physically Open, Some "Virtual Doors" Are OPEN! #NMAAHC.

Editor's Note: 26 September 2016 -- added in full name of new museum

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