Smithsonian, District of Columbia, DC

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Constitution Ave NW & 10th St NW

District of Columbia, DC 20560

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(202) 633-1000

http://www.si.edu

  • 3 mentions in First time visiting Washington, DC

    • Maria B.

      Maria B. said, "...an important building to see. Contact your Representative to obtain tickets. There are many museums that are a part of the Smithsonian. The Museum of Natural History is wonderful and the Hope Diamond is a must see. For modern art..." See More

    • Alisa B.

      Alisa B. said, "...All of the monuments (1); Smithsonian museums -- any flavor (2); Mt Vernon in Alexandria VA (3), International Spy Museum (4) Newseum..." See More

    • chris f.

      chris f. said, "...if you go from one end to the other - its a great walk on a pretty day. of course the Smithsonian is one of the best in the world and definitely worth some time. if you head to the whitehouse..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • Kaitlyn K.

      Kaitlyn K. said, "...it has some really amazing IMAX presentations as well as exhibits. The National Gallery of Art and any of the other Smithsonian museums (which the Air & Space Museum is a part of) are really a national treasure. The National Mall..." See More

    • Jared H.

      Jared H. said, "...of the places will be fantastic. DC - Museum of Natural History (or Newseum, which costs money). Anything related to the Smithsonian is THAT good...." See More

    • Kaitlyn K.

      Kaitlyn K. said, "...it has some really amazing IMAX presentations as well as exhibits. The National Gallery of Art and any of the other Smithsonian museums (which the Air & Space Museum is a part of) are really a national treasure. The National Mall..." See More

  • 3 mentions in Fun free things to do in D.C.?

    • Ellen H.

      Ellen H. said, "...at the United States Botanic Garden at the base of the Capitol. It is close to the National Mall (with the Smithsonian museums) as well as the Capitol itself...." See More

    • Scotty A.

      Scotty A. said, "...LOT of cool things in Washington that cost little to no money to do! Of course you already know about The Smithsonian and all the things along the National Mall. But since you like history, here is a best kept secret......" See More

    • Jim S.

      Jim S. said, "...Art and museums; you are in luck. In DC all the big museums like the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian museums are free, unlike other cities where they charge. Usually open until 8 or so; ck websites on that...." See More

  • 2 mentions in How to make the most of three days in DC

    • Heather T.

      Heather T. said, "...and segway tours. Grab lunch, sit and people watch, etc. Day 2, hit the museums. Prioritize your 2-3 favorites, including the Smithsonians, so you won't miss out, and go early if you are interested in those that require tickets (United..." See More

    • Michel A.

      Michel A. said, "...You must see the Smithsonian, the memorials (Lincoln National Memorial, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts etc), United States Capitol etc. Try to go in the spring to see the Cherry Blossoms..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Good museums and other free places in DC?

    • Jim S.

      Jim S. said, "...fair prices at its locations. DC not a notably cheap place to eat unless you are disciplined. Museum game is most Smithsonian, also Renwick [Smithsonian but not near the others], Newseum. 5 days is not too much for what is..." See More

    • Diane B.

      Diane B. said, "...Food: matchbox 14th st, Johnny's Half Shell, Clyde's of Gallery Place Stuff to do: Smithsonian, National Zoological Park, International Spy Museum, Washington Monument and other monuments, National Gallery of Art, Freer Gallery of Art, Adams Morgan, Georgetown (Washington DC)..." See More

  • 1 mention in How many days do I need to visit Washington DC?

    • Lauren M.

      Lauren M. said, "...are awesome to see, especially the Washington Monument (my favorite). Also, the city has awesome museums, including the International Spy Museum, Smithsonian, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Make sure to eat at the food trucks (all over downtown)...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best hotel near museums

    • Rachel S.

      Rachel S. said, "...Stay somewhere near Smithsonian Metro. The neighborhoods to search for hotels in are Chinatown / Gallery Place , National Archives , L'Enfant Plaza , Metro Center , or Capitol Hill . Also, be sure to check out the National Museum of..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best free things to do in Washington, DC?

    • Conor M.

      Conor M. said, "...Hey Katie, You're in luck - almost all of the Smithsonian Museums are free admission. Here's a link for more info: http://www.si.edu/Museums Enjoy! Conor..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best of the Smithsonian?

    • Jim S.

      Jim S. said, "... Smithsonian cannot be done in a day or even two. Pick 1-2 museums and stick to them. National Gallery of Art is wonderful but huge. Freer Sackler Gallery of Smithsonian on the south side of the Mall is great smaller museum;..." See More

  • 1 mention in Road trip between Banff and New York City

    • Michael M.

      Michael M. said, "...you're definitely running out of time, so cruise over to Washington, DC, stretch your legs for some free world-class museums ( Smithsonian ), and zip up Interstate 95 to end at New York City. Return your rental car at a location..." See More