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Exhibits come in all shapes and sizes, especially at the DEA Museum. Whether you’re touring the Museum, online, or in a different city, engage and discover new stories and objects about the science and history of drugs and drug laws, use and prevention, law enforcement, and how you can be an Agent of Change.
The Museum’s all-new, innovative learning environment boasts over 40 hands-on activity stations, 180 artifacts, a multi-purpose education room, and a redesigned Wall of Honor that salutes DEA’s fallen heroes with beautiful artwork in a serene, interactive setting.
Dive deeper into the science and history of drug use, misuse, and law enforcement anywhere, anytime, with the Museum’s online exhibits. Meet past personalities in federal law enforcement or trudge through the jungles of South America to identify coca plants. The resources and expertise of DEA are at your fingertips.
Born to immigrant parents of modest means, Harry Jacob Anslinger ran the Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN) for more than 30 years. Examine a trove of artifacts and photographs to unearth his momentous life story from railroad worker to FBN commissioner.
Drug law enforcement knows no geographic or political borders. Uncover how DEA manages operations and investigations on all fronts—in the air, on the land, and on the sea.
Did you know some World War II soldiers grappled with morphine addiction? Choose a year to explore this topic and more in an interactive timeline that chronicles the history of drug use in America.
The DEA Museum invites partnerships with museums, science centers, and other like-minded organizations to bring DEA's expertise to new places. Host a traveling exhibit that builds community coalitions and supports drug education and prevention efforts in cities across the country.