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National Museum of American History

The National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C. The National Museum of American History, Washington, D.C.

The National Museum of American History (Washington, DC) covers many aspects of the United States of America’s history. The museum was set up in 1964 as the Museum of History and Technology and was given its current name in 1980. The mission of the Museum is the collection, conservation, study and interpretation of objects that reflect the experience of the American people.

As part of fulfilling the Museum's goals, it houses the National Quilt Collection with over 500 quilts and quilting related objects, dating from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries.

Address: The National Mall, at 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C., USA.

Museum website (retrieved 19 July 2016).

Digital source of illustration (retrieved 19 June 2016).

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