Welcome Back!

After a two-year renovation, the all-new DEA Museum is now open.
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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.

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 red, green, and white tablet press.

American Crisis: Fentanyl and Fake Pills

A conversation with DEA’s experts on the fentanyl and fake pills crisis. The program includes a brief history of pills featuring Museum artifacts.

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, reopened November 4, 2021. 

Enrique "Kiki" Camarena and his family.

Remembering Kiki

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