Slideshow: 2011 year in review

2011 was a remarkable year for the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Thanks to supporters like you, we were able to provide over 4.6 million visitors with world-class exhibitions and engaging programs.

I hope you enjoy this slideshow of some of the best moments of 2011!

Some highlights of 2011 include:

Added to the collection in 2011:

It has been a year of dynamic exhibitions, new acquistions and exciting programs. We look forward to another great year in 2012. Why not get your tax deductions started early? Make a donation and let’s make history together!

Dave McOwen is a New Media Specialist for the National Museum of American History.

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