DEA Museum

Learn the truth about drugs in America at The DEA Museum. Groups will learn about the history of drugs through informative exhibits and interactive kiosks. The DEA Museum’s permanent exhibit, Illegal Drugs in America: A Modern History, teaches groups about drug epidemics, enforcement of drug laws in the 1970s, modern drug culture, the rise of drug cartels, and more. Groups can also see the museum’s temporary exhibit, Good Medicine, Bad Behavior: Drug Diversion in America, where they will learn about the history of prescription drug abuse and the efforts made by the Drug Enforcement Administration to fight against it. Groups of more than 15 should call to schedule a tour.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. Arlington County. Tel: 202-307-3463. Email: staff@deamuseum.org. Website: www.deamuseum.org. Hrs: Tues.-Fri. 10AM-4PM.  
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: 5th-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies.