National Museum of the American Indian

Washington, DC


New York, NY




The National Museum of the American Indian is the sixteenth museum of the Smithsonian Institution. It is the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans.

The National Museum of the American Indian comprises three facilities, each designed following consultations between museum staff and Native peoples.


(above: National Museum of the American Indian Washingon, D.C. Photo © 2014 John Hazeltine)


(above: The Museum's Washingon, D.C. location on the National Mall opened in 2004. Photo: Mark Hazeltine)


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