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Visit the Gallery

Photograph of the exterior of the Albert H. Small Document 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.

Museum Information

  • Admission

    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.

  • Hours

    Regular hours are 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM. Check the Museum’s Plan Your Visit page for special hours.

  • Location

    National Museum of American History
    14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, D.C.

  • Contact

    For information, please call 202-633-1000.