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Discover exhibits, voices, and resources from six decades of global service




Dear Kiribati

Michael Roman
Kiribati – 2000-2002

Dear Kiribati -It’s been twenty-two years since I first breathed your hot, salty air, waded in your warm turquoise….

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Lessons of the Bao Board

John Hatch
Tanzania – 1963-66

During my first observation of a Bao game in 1964 in Kahama, Tanzania, my KiSwahili was not fluent in KiSwahili….

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Coconut Creations

Elinor Capehart
Philippines – 1961-63

Before the road between Dumaguete City, the capital of Negros Orientale, and our village of ….

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Many Faces of Peace Corps

Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who identify as a member of a non-majority group in the USA talk about their unique Peace Corps experiences.

The Museum's Future

The Museum will soon have permanent exhibit space at Peace Corps Place, the new home of the National Peace Corps Association in Washington, DC. We seek space for a state-of-the-art museum building nearby while continuing to develop online exhibits that enable global access to our collection.

Peace Corps Place

Washington, DC

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