National Museum of Language
See our virtual tour here.
Special Live Event: African Poetry
Our event on May 20 was an exploration of Social Justice Themes in Song and Verse from Africa and the Diaspora See details.
Our most recent speaker was Dr. Stephen Krashen. He spoke about The Amazing Effect of Self-selected Reading. View presentation and recording.
Support the Museum
Friends of the Museum receive our newsletter and a free language course from Transparent language. Sponsorships are also available. See our support page.
A Virtual Cruise to Puerto Rico
Use your imagination to travel to Puerto Rico and explore the language, culture, food, music, natural beauty, and visual arts of the island. Board here for A Virtual Cruise to Puerto Rico
The Power of Poetry: Resisting Injustice with Language
Songs and poems from many languages address five themes: Authoritarianism, Colonialism, Economics, Gender, and Identity/Ethnicity. Read and hear the poetry here.
Sharing our Stories
We have collected stories in 17 languages. Choose a country from our map to hear a story from that place. Listen to the stories for all ages here.
Help for language teachers navigating new methods and resources for digital instruction.
See the blog here
Our Language Leadership Council shares news from around the world. See updates here.
Language of the Month
Each month we explore a language that is in the news or relevant to current events. Read here.
Virtual Field Trips
Explore our K-12 resources here.
You can see our contact information here. You can also contact us through this form.
Hear Stories from around the world in Sharing Our Stories.
Click on a location shown on the map below to see the stories from that location.
The National Museum of Language honors and supports language acquisition, utilization and preservation, along with linguistic and cultural diversity. Through our outreach activities and online resources, we celebrate the magic and beauty of human communication.