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National Museum of Language

Our mission is to inspire an appreciation
for the magic and beauty of language.

Our newest exhibit is Multilingual Digital Storytelling.

Click on a location shown on the map below to see the stories from that location.


Our new exhibit is Multilingual Digital Storytelling. In cooperation with the Gaithersburg Book Festival, we asked friends of the Museum to contribute stories in a variety of languages.


Thomas Witten will talk about Mayan writing, or glyphs, and a computer program he is developing to create literature with them in our next speaker event. Register for the March 13 online event and read more here.

Teacher’s Corner

Help for language teachers navigating new methods and resources for digital instruction.

Language of the Month

Each month we explore a language that is in the news or relevant to current events.

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We are in the midst of our Fall Membership Campaign. All memberships are for the coming calendar year, but they begin as soon as you join or renew.  For details, please see our support page.

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