Welcome Back!

After a two-year renovation, the all-new DEA Museum will reopen November 4, 2021.
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Museum Hours

Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Welcome to the DEA Museum. Admission is free, and there's something for everyone.

An exciting place to visit and so much more.

The Museum collects, preserves, and shares the stories of America’s connection to drugs, including public policy, federal drug law enforcement, and the work of Drug Enforcement Administration employees around the world. Its all-new, innovative learning environment includes interactives, artifacts, and displays that engage every guest in the science and history of drug misuse prevention. Captivating educational programs and hands-on activities also inspire visitors to become Agents of Change in their communities.

Upcoming Events and Programs

Artifact talks, film screenings, and interviews with special guests are only some of the events and programs hosted by the Museum. Browse the exciting opportunities below to learn more.

Mother with two teenaged children looking at Museum exhibit.
Special Event

DEA Museum Reopening

After more than two years of careful planning, design, and construction, the DEA Museum in Arlington, Virginia, will reopen November 4, 2021. 

Enrique "Kiki" Camarena and his family.
Program

Remembering Kiki

The DEA Museum pays tribute to Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, in whose honor and memory Red Ribbon Week was created.

A Red Ribbon Week pin
Special Event

DEA National Red Ribbon Rally

An annual event featuring performances and speakers supporting a united, drug-free nation.