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"The World's 1st Hip-Hop Museum Preserving Hip-Hop History & Culture"

Established in 2019, the National Hip-Hop Museum of Washington DC is the world's first hip-hop museum. As the leading organization in hip-hop preservation, history and education, this 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization comprises The House of Hip-Hop, The Hip-Hop Shop, The Hip-Hop Cafe and The Hip-Hop Museum Pop-Up Experience. The Executive Director is Master Gee, a multi-platinum recording artist, founder and the voice of the legendary hip-hop group, The Sugarhill Gang.

The centerpiece of the NHHM is a collection of over 5,000 one-of-a-kind and authentic pieces of memorabilia, artifacts, flyers, pictures, posters, vinyl, apparel, sneakers and other rare and historic items representing all aspects of the culture.

Drawing on hip-hop's longstanding tradition of empowerment and social awareness, the NHHM includes a series of community-oriented seminars, podcasts and workshops focusing on entrepreneurship, financial literacy, health and wellness and social justice.


The Museum's Exhibition is located at The House of Hip-Hop, 2622 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001. For more information Email or call 202.481.1293

🔥 [RECAP] "50 More Years of Hip-Hop!!" ~ KRS-One | NHHM 2024 Grand Induction Ceremony (RIAA HQ WDC)
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The Hip-Hop Shop is the National Hip-Hop Museum's retail store specializing in rare and vintage Hip-Hop memorabilia and artifacts. from apparel to vinyl to action figures to sneakers, posters, books and artwork — The Hip-Hop Shop elicits nostalgia from those that grew up with Hip-Hop in the 70's, 80's and 90's

The House of Hip-Hop is our permanent art gallery from The National Hip-Hop Museum featuring Curated Exhibitions from our vast Collection! Our Interactive Exhibits change every 90-days, so get your TIX now!

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