Contact Information

Please note: all comments to the Museum are read and we do our best to respond. However, due to the volume of comments we receive we cannot respond to all inquiries.

The information below will help you to direct your inquiry to the most appropriate contact. Please be brief and as specific as possible. Before sending your request, please see if the information can be found on one of the following pages:

  
General Smithsonian Visitor Information
Web: Visitor Information page
Phone: (202) 633-1000
Email: info@si.edu

Media Relations and Press Events
Current press releases, fact sheets, and more.
Web: Press Room
Phone: (202) 633-3129
Email: Please use the contact form

School Group Field Trips
Enjoy our daily programs, exhibitions and self-guides. Reservations are NOT required. (Note: when calling the number below, please allow three business days for a reply.)
Web: Plan your field trip
Phone: (202) 633-3717
Email: Please use the contact form

Classroom Resources
Find free standards-based online K-12 resources from the Museum.
Web: Smithsonian’s History Explorer
Online community: History Explorers
Email: Please use the contact form

Special Events
Information on co-hosting an event at the Museum.
Web: Special Events page
Phone: (202) 633-3306
Fax: (202) 357-4945
Email: Please use the contact form

Financial Support
Private philanthropy is critical to the National Museum of American History’s mission.
Web: Learn more about giving
Phone: (202) 633-1841
Email: Please use the contact form

Membership
Become a member of the Smithsonian Council for American History with a gift of $1,000 or more and enjoy an array of exclusive membership benefits.
Web: Membership Information
Phone: 202-633-1841
Mailing Address: Smithsonian Council for American History
National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 619
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Attn: Michael Johnson
Email: Please use the contact form

Internships
Learn about the wide variety of opportunities to contribute to the work of the Museum as an intern.
Web: Internship Program page
Phone: (202) 633-3556
Fax: (202) 786-2851
Mailing Address: Omar Eaton-Martinez, Intern Manager
P.O. Box 37012
AHB 1040, MRC 605
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
Email: Please use the contact form

Volunteering
Become a docent and work with the public or volunteer behind the scenes in the Museum.
Web: Volunteer Opportunities page
Mailing Address: Docent Coordinator
National Museum of American History
Kenneth E. Behring Center
Department of Education for Interpretation and Visitor Experience
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 603
Washington, DC 20013-7012
Email: Please use the contact form

Questions about the Museum's website
Email: Please use the contact form

Other questions and comments
Email: Please use the contact form