C-3PO and R2-D2, NMAH Iconic Collections on View, by Talman, Hugh, August 25, 2006, Smithsonian Archives - History Div, Items from the "Treasures of American History" are put on display as they are being prepared for their new exhibit. C-3PO and R2-D2, droids from the movie Star Wars, are in the center and a tapestry lies on the table. The exhibit includes iconic items from the National Museum of American History (NMAH) that will travel across the National Mall to the National Air and Space Museum while NMAH is undergoing renovations starting September 5, 2006..