National Museum of American History

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Lunch Box Nostalgia

    I used to take my brother's old Popeye lunch box and thermos to school when I was a kid, and every now and then, usually around this time of year, I try to find it online (unsuccessfully). I was distracted by the National Museum of American History's collection of about 75 pieces. From the lidded, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Smithsonian National Museum of American History To Host September 11th Exhibit

    ​Shortly after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Congress declared the Smithsonian the official repository for materials related to the tragedy, so that they could be permanently preserved. Now, from September 3 to September 11, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History will be displaying ... More >>

  • Music

    February 28, 2006

    'Old-Schoolest of Collectors'

    Grandmaster Flash and the Smithsonian's new hip-hop collection

  • News

    November 26, 2002

    Traveling Exhibit

    Making the Case for a National Black Museum

  • News

    December 18, 2001

    Exhibit WTC

    Dividing the Artifacts of September 11