On Thursday, December 8, the museum will close at 3:30 p.m. due to a special event; Spark!Lab and Wonderplace will close at 3 p.m.

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Western Union telegram for happy birthday greetings to Duke Ellington from Louis Armstrong.

Street Address
Archives Center
National Museum of American History
Constitution Avenue, N.W.
between 12th and 14th Streets
Washington, D.C. 20560-0601
(202) 633-3270
(202) 357-1729 TDD
(202) 312-1990 FAX
Email: archivescenter@si.edu

Mailing Address
Archives Center
MRC 601
National Museum of American History
Smithsonian Institution
PO Box 37012
Washington, DC 20013-7012