Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

Smithsonian National Museum...

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Madison Drive and 12th Street is located on the National Mall, which is an open area stretching from the US Capitol to Constitution Avenue.  The mall is home to important national icons, including presidential and war memorials, the Smithsonian Museum, The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, and other open spaces such as the Tidal Basin; which is lined by cherry blosson trees. The National Mall is also the primary civic space where people gather for recurring annual national celebrations such as Independence Day.