• Smithsonian Institution - Washington, DC

      Photo by Kimberly Goza
      Many rare cultural and historical artifacts are all housed under one roof at the Museum of American History in Washington, DC, one of 17 museums in town that comprise the Smithsonian Institution. More amazingly still, they're all open to the public absolutely free. Whether your interest is art, history, science or pop culture, you'll find at least one museum to intrigue you.

      If you go:
      Located at the Metro stop for Smithsonian Mall. Ten of the Smithsonian museums in Washington, DC, span an area from 3rd to 14th Streets between Constitution Avenue and Independence Avenue, approximately 1 mile.


      Smithsonian Castle
      1000 Jefferson Dr., SW
      Washington, DC 200240 USA

      Mailing address:
      Smithsonian Information
      PO Box 37012
      SI Building, Room 153, MRC 010
      Washington, DC 20013-7012 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      +1 (202) 633-1000

      TTY (Hearing Impaired)
      +1 (202) 633-5285