Welcome to the DEA Museum!

The DEA Museum educates, engages, and inspires all ages.
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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. 

Four law enforcement officers transport a criminal in handcuffs.

50 Years of DEA: Partnerships and Collaborations

An expert panel discussion exploring how partnerships and collaborations help DEA further its mission.

Bottles and trash cover the ground under some trees.

Illegal Drugs and the Environment

An expert panel discussion on DEA’s efforts to stop the environmental impacts of illegal drug production.

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.