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Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

May 10, 2019 to April 11, 2022
Celebrate the 19th Amendment’s centennial and discover the diverse struggle for women's voting rights throughout American history.


Museum visitors explore the interactive touch screen table in the Records of Rights Exhibit



Records of Rights
Permanent Exhibit
Explore how generations of Americans sought to fulfill the promise of the founding documents.

Public Vaults exhibit



Public Vaults
Permanent Exhibit
Discover some of the treasures found in the stacks and vaults of the National Archives.

Obama, his daughters, and Jihad Douglas at turkey pardon ceremony, 2015










Featured Document Display: Thanksgiving: Historical Perspectives

November 22, 2021 to January 26, 2022
In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the 1621 harvest celebration, explore some lesser-known perspectives of the federal Thanksgiving holiday.


The National Archives Museum Reopening

The National Archives Museum in Washington, DC, is open daily with limited capacity from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tickets are required. Advance and same-day timed entry tickets may be reserved on Schools and tour operators should contact Visitor Services for entry reservations.

The reopening of the National Archives Museum and its continued operation will be contingent on local public health metrics remaining below targets for safe reopening. All public events are cancelled until further notice. This includes in-person public programs, public meetings, and external conferences. For more information, go to or monitor National Archives accounts on Facebook and Twitter for operating status updates.