The National Museum of American Diplomacy

The Museum To Come

The National Museum of American Diplomacy will be the first museum to give visitors unprecedented access to the untold stories of how diplomacy has been instrumental to our success as a nation, and how it continues to influence our lives today. the museum is a public-private partnership currently raising funds for the completion of the museum.

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Our Mission

The National Museum of American Diplomacy tells the story of the history, practice, and challenges of American diplomacy. Through exhibitions and programs, we inspire the American public to discover diplomacy and how it impacts their lives every day.

Benjamin Franklin featured in exhibit
Exhibit on View  Diplomacy Is Our Mission

Discover the often surprising story of how diplomacy has shaped our nation. This exhibit is a preview of the stories and artifacts to be featured in the completed museum.
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Read My Pins Online Exhibit
Online Exhibit  Read My Pins

Throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, Secretary Madeleine Albright used the power of jewelry to convey messages about foreign policy. In this online exhibit, explore the pins she wore and how she used them to communicate diplomatic messages.
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facing diplomacy diversity and inclusion
Featured Project  Facing Diplomacy
Explore our curated academic resources and stories of diverse diplomats.

Dive Deeper into the World of American Diplomacy

Diplomacy 101

Get an introduction to what U.S. diplomacy is and who conducts it.

Diplomacy Explorer

Learn how the United States operates around the world by exploring our embassies and topics abroad.

Educational Resources

Facilitate understanding and critical thinking of these complex topics with prompts, lesson plans, and a diplomacy dictionary.

Map of the world with embassy locations and call out box