Open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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.
This month’s featured artifact is the life mask of notorious drug trafficker Pablo Escobar. Learn how Escobar’s infamous career ended and why different cultures make life masks.
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 or click here to view recordings of past programs, lectures, and other videos.
A conversation with DEA’s experts on the fentanyl and fake pills crisis. The program includes a brief history of pills featuring Museum artifacts.
After more than two years of careful planning, design, and construction, the DEA Museum in Arlington, Virginia, reopened November 4, 2021.