No Passes For African-American History Museum


(Washington, DC) — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture is allowing visitors to check out the exhibits without reserving a pass starting today. Visitors will be able to visit the museum without a pass starting today and going through Monday, and hours will be extended until 7:30 p.m. Groups of ten or more will still be required to have timed passes. This is the first full weekend the museum has waived its reserved-pass system. Starting December 31st, the museum will return to its regular hours and visitors again will need a pass to see the exhibits on weekends.