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Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum and Visitors Center

  • Metro: Pentagon City
  • Hours: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Days Open: Tuesday through Saturday (Closed on Federal Holidays)

Please note: The DEA Museum will be closed for renovation until Fall 2021.

The mission of the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum and Visitors Center is to educate the American public on the history of drugs, drug addiction and drug law enforcement in the United States through engaging and state-of-the-art exhibits, displays, interactive stations and educational outreach programs.

The DEA Museum will provide a unique learning environment for the public to discover the role and impact of federal drug law enforcement on the changing trends of licit and illicit drug use in American history. The museum is free of charge and offers programs and tours for school and community groups.

The DEA Museum & Visitors Center will be closing as part of an overall headquarters renovation. The final day the museum will be open to the public is Saturday, July 20, 2019.

The Museum is located directly across the street from the Pentagon City Mall at the corner of Army Navy Drive and Hayes Street. The Museum is also easily accessible from the Pentagon City Metro Station, one block south of the Museum on Hayes Street.

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Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Museum and Visitors Center Map