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About the American Latino Museum

Visitors entering the Molina Family Latino Gallery.

The Latino Museum enriches our understanding of the Latino experience and the United States

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino advances the representation, understanding and appreciation of Latino history and culture in the United States. The museum provides financial resources and collaborates with other museums to expand scholarly research, public programs, digital content, collections and more. The museum’s Molina Family Latino Gallery will be the Smithsonian’s first gallery dedicated to the Latino experience. On December 27, 2020, legislation passed calling for the Smithsonian to establish the American Latino Museum.

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