'Division 2' American History Museum Basement Key Guide: Location & What It Does

The Division 2 American History Museum mission isn't all that difficult, but it hides a few important secrets for skilled Agents. One of those is the Basement Key. If you've found it near an exhibit or after killing an enemy, here's where you can use it.

American History Museum Basement Key Location

If you're looking for the American History Museum Basement Key, the simple answer is that it appears as a random drop at the earlier points in the mission before dropping down the elevator shaft to the basement. They key has an obvious yellow glow, making it hard to miss.

In general the American History Museum Basement key isn't something Agents should seek out, and, honestly, the rewards for having it are mediocre at best unless you're a beginner. That being said, if you're dead set on making sure you get it, use the video above to patrol any one of at least 11 possible spawn points.

How to Use the American History Museum Basement Key

Once you have the Basement Key in your possession, it won't be long before you can make use of it. Carry on through the mission till you reach the Vietnam jungle section and the Patriotism and Protests exhibit. Shortly thereafter, you'll come across an elevator shaft that takes you down to the Archives room.

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The Basement Storage Key is pretty hard to miss as you replay the American History Museum mission. Ubisoft/GosuNoob @ YouTube

At the bottom of the shaft is a gate to your right. The American History Museum Basement Key can be used there. It leads to a traditional crate room with some loot, weapons and armor that will likely become irrelevant once you've started fine tuning your build. Regardless, that's all you need to know about the American History Museum Basement Key in The Division 2.

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Once you drop down the elevator shaft, you'll see this gate to the right. Ubisoft/GosuNoob @ YouTube

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