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  • Washington Smtihsonian Institution

Discover America At The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC

Encompassing 19 remarkable museums and attractions, including a castle and a zoo, within greater Washington, DC, the Smithsonian Institution is one America's most popular destinations. Established in 1855, the Smithsonian offers a close-up look into the worlds of science, industry, history, art, and  nature. See NASA rockets and historic airplanes at the Air & Space Museum. Discover mammoths and dinosaurs at the National Museum of Natural History. View artistic masterpieces at the Hirshhorn Museum and the National Portrait Gallery. And see the giant pandas at the National Zoo. The Smithsonian Institution captures the history and culture of America while offering exciting and educational experiences.


Prices - 

Admission to all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo is free.

Hours -

 The Castle is open daily from 8:30am-5:30pm. Most Smithsonian museums are open daily from 10am-5:30pm, with extended summer hours.


  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • Cherry Blossom Celebration 
  • Living Earth Festival


  • Exhibits & Exhibitions
  • Planetarium
  • Guided Tours
  • IMAX Theater
  • Carousel
  • Family Programs


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