Collectively called the Smithsonian Institution, this world-renowned museum and research complex consists of 17 museums, galleries and a zoo.
Explore and learn about everything from the origins of man and the future of flight to the history of art across multiple continents with more than 150 million objects, works of art and specimens to discover. The Smithsonian’s collection of knowledge centers serve as a treasure chest for visitors and a guide to the most fascinating aspects of our world. And the best part? You won’t have to pay a penny to experience it as admission is free at every Smithsonian museum.
Many of the DC locations have already reopened, including the Arts + Industries Building, which you can celebrate through the incredible FUTURES exhibit, commemorating 175 years of the Smithsonian Institution. Start planning your exploration now!
#MyDCcool Sights: The Smithsonian Museums
Smithsonian’s collection of museums serve as a treasure chest for visitors to DC. Witness the wonders of Asian art, take in centuries of artistic achievement, discover Native American history and so much more.