American Writers Museum

About the Museum


The American Writers Museum educates the public about American writers past and present. It engages visitors to the museum in exploring the many exciting worlds created by the spoken and written word. It enriches and deepens appreciation for good writing in all its forms. The museum inspires people of all ages and from all walks of life to discover, or rediscover, a love of reading and writing. Through its innovative and dynamic state-of- the-art exhibitions, as well as compelling programming, the American Writers Museum educates, enriches, provokes and inspires the public. The mission of the American Writers Museum Foundation is to establish the first national museum in the United States dedicated to engaging the public in celebrating American writers and exploring their influence on our history, our identity, our culture and our daily lives.

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