Visit the Gallery
The Albert H. Small Documents Gallery, located on the second floor of the National Museum of American History, is devoted to the display of rare and historically significant documents.
The gallery features documents that reflect major events and themes in American history from the Smithsonian’s collections, public institutions, and private collections. Exhibitions rotate within the 1,500 sq. ft. space several times a year.
Admission is free. No tickets are required for entrance into the gallery. The Museum is open every day except December 25. Please check dates for specific exhibitions within the gallery.
Regular hours are 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Check the Museum’s Plan Your Visit page for special hours.