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Smithsonian Institution at Washington, DC

The Smithsonian Institution

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1100 Jefferson Drive, Washington, DC 20013-7012
Category: Activities, Family / Kids
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The Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC

The Smithsonian Museum is an American institution in the heart of the nation's capital. Not only are the buildings that house the museum's diverse collections architecturally impressive along The National Mall, they hold some of the greatest treasures in the country. The Smithsonian Natural History Museum, Air & Space Museum, American Art, & American History Museums are only a few of the 19 under the Smithsonian flag, not to mention the National Zoo!


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Most Smithsonian Museums are open daily (except December 25th) 10AM – 5:30PM, but times do vary. For an up-to-date calendar, visit: http://www.si.edu/Visit/Hours

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For a current calendar of events, please visit http://www.si.edu/Events


  • Museums / Education
  • IMAX
  • Tours
  • Theater
  • Planetarium
Between the National Zoo & the Air & Space Museum, The Smithsonian has something for kids from 1 to 101.
Everyone gets in free everyday to every Smithsonian Museum & The National Zoo.


Are there any transportation options between the museums ?

Conveniently, 10 Smithsonian Museums are located in a 1-mile stretch along The National Mall. If necessary, use the DC Metrorail or taxis to get from one to the other.

Which are the most popular museums at the Smithsonian ?

The most popular museums are the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, the Air & Space Museum, as well as the Museums of American History & American Art.

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