With its fundraising goal of $270 million easily surpassed, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History and Culture is ready for its closeup. The museum is slated to open on September 24 with VIPs on hand such as President Barack Obama. Oprah Winfrey donated over $20 million to the museum, which expects to have approximately $300 million raised by the time it opens. The museum projects to be one of the most popular in the country, with three to four million visitors each year.
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