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Museum of African American History and Culture Releases New Schedule

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will open with extended hours, 10 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26, through Saturday, Dec. 29.

However, beginning in January, the northwest D.C. museum will launch a new set of visitation guidelines with the introduction of peak and off-peak seasons.

From March through August, the museum will require timed-entry passes for the peak season when visitation is highest. During off-peak season, September¬–February, when visitation is lowest, visitors can enter the museum without passes. Passes are required every weekend throughout the year.

Following are guidelines for visiting the museum:

•​During peak season (March–August), visitors will need a timed-entry pass to enter the museum before 1 p.m.
•​During off-peak season (September–February), walk-up entry is available every Monday through Friday 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
•​Advance timed-entry passes are required every Saturday and Sunday, regardless of the season.
•​Walk-up entry is available every Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. until close, regardless of the season.
•​Same-day online passes are available on weekdays during peak season (March¬–August) and weekends year-round.
•​The museum’s hours of operation are 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. 364 days a year. The museum is closed Dec. 25. The museum will have extended hours, 10 a.m.–7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Saturday, Dec. 29.
•​When planning a trip to the museum, visitors are encouraged to check to determine whether they will need to obtain timed-entry passes.
•​Groups of 10 or more people must reserve group passes every day of the year, during peak and off-peak seasons.

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