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Gallaudet University Museum

800 Florida Ave NE, Chapel Hall, Washington DC, DC 20002-3600
+1 202-250-2235
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HEARING ABOUT DEAF CULTURE

This museum, and the entire campus is a very interesting place. It would do all hearing people good... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Denis F
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Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Unique in All The World

It's a rare claim to be able to make that something is so distinctive that there is nothing else on... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
Felicia B
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Fort Pierce, Florida
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The Gallaudet University Museum interprets the rich and complex deaf experience, particularly in the United States.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Oct 2017
“HEARING ABOUT DEAF CULTURE”
2 May 2017
“Unique in All The World”
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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800 Florida Ave NE, Chapel Hall, Washington DC, DC 20002-3600
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This museum, and the entire campus is a very interesting place. It would do all hearing people good to go and explore here, and learn about the world of the Deaf. Even more so, anyone who uses sign language would be deeply interested in this...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017

It's a rare claim to be able to make that something is so distinctive that there is nothing else on the planet that compares. But in this case, it is absolutely true! Gallaudet is a cultural icon for deaf people. It is the only educational...More

Thank Felicia B
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

The museum is a very small one and is scattered in 3 areas, first floor and ground floor at Chapel Hall and another one at Academic Center. The exhibits are mainly about the history and development of the University and the deaf language education. The...More

1  Thank Prawet J
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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Gallaudet is a beautiful campus. It has historic building and lovely grounds for walking. It plays a large part in Deaf Culture and shouldn't be missed!

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The Museum is about 1.5 blks, just inside the 6th St entrance. Stop by the visitor center as well, both buildings an easy walk from the Union Market. Of course it will help, if you have some knowledge of ASL, but you don't have to...More

1  Thank gordofong
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

This is a beautiful campus which is the ONLY university in the world that is specifically geared towards Deaf and Hard of Hearing people. They do enroll a limited number of hearing students as undergraduate students, but these students must be fluent in ASL and...More

1  Thank Rstraubh
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

I had a chance to tour Gallaudet University, the first university for the deaf. The school was founded

1  Thank Ernest R
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Reviewed 24 June 2015

Our daughter is a deaf ed teacher in Florida (Flagler College, Class of 2011), so one of her wishes on our DC vacation was a walk-thru of Gallaudet University. This is really a very picturesque campus within easy walking distance from a Metro station and...More

1  Thank thetowguy
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