The National Museum of African American History and Culture museum was evacuated Monday evening after a suspicious package was found, authorities said.
The package was found on the second floor of the museum after closing at around 6:45 p.m., a spokesman for U.S. Park police said, and the museum was evacuated. No description of the package was immediately available.
At around 7:30 p.m., a spokesman for D.C. police said the package was cleared and determined not to be a threat.
The suspicious package was found less than two weeks after a noose was discovered in a public gallery at the museum last month. A noose was also found hanging from a tree at the Hirshorn Museum on May 27.