Museum Reports



Highlights Report 2015

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Highlights Report 2014

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Highlights Report 2013

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Highlights Report 2012

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National Museum of American History
Strategic Plan 2013-2018

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Highlights Report 2011

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Highlights Report 2010

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Reopening Report

The Museum reopened after a nearly two-year renovation in November 2008. View this special interactive report recapping the reopening ceremonies and reopening year programs and exhibitions.

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Blue Ribbon Commission Report

A Blue Ribbon Commission was tasked in 2001 to advise on the most timely and relevant themes and methods of presentation for the Museum in the 21st century. The Report was issued in 2002.

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Star-Spangled Banner State-of-the-Flag Report

This 2001 report details the Museum's progress in the preservation effort of the flag that inspired the National Anthem. It explains what has been discovered about the Star-Spangled Banner and how that knowledge informs decisions on how to best care for it.

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