The National Museum of Language

The Museum is in a developmental phase. We are focusing on outreach activities and a virtual exhibit. Our outreach includes our speaker series and a summer World Languages camp for children.

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Explore our exhibits, library, and archives. Learn about exhibits available as part of our Movable Museum. See our Virtual Exhibit, The Philogelos: Jokes from Ancient Greece.


Our next speaker event is "Language in US National Interests: Past, Present, and Future" by Glenn H. Nordin. Join us on Saturday, December 9, 2017 from 2 - 4 pm at the College Park City Hall, 4500 Knox Rd., College Park, MD 20740 (Click on image above to register and see details) We plan to carry on with the event despite predicted snow.


Donate or volunteer to help the Museum.


Learn about the history of the Museum and its governance. Read news articles on the exhibits. You can also contact us through a form here.

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The National Museum of Language is a small museum that explores the transformative powers of language. A trailblazer in the field -- there are no more than three museums in the world with a similar focus -- the Museum examines the history, the impact, and the art of language.