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Washington, DC The Smithsonian Institution
The Smithsonian Institution
Category: Family / Kids
1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington, 20560 The Smithsonian Institution phone number 800-766-2149

smithsonian institution: Museums, Art,  Exhibits, and the National Zoo

Comprised of 19 incredible museums and the National Zoo, the Smithsonian Institution of Washington D.C. is the largest museum and research complex in the world. View the original Star-Spangled Banner at the American History Museum. Explore the stars and see the Wright Brothers' original flyer at the National Air and Space Museum. See President Lincoln's iconic stovepipe hat and marvel at the 45-and-a-half carat Hope Diamond at the Natural History Museum. Known as the "Nation's Attic," the Smithsonian Institution is home to over 138 million historical and cultural artifacts, and the museums are immersive explorations into the world's history, art and culture.


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Hours -

10 a.m. - 5: 30 p.m.


  • Lectures & Panels
  • Rotating Exhibits 
  • After-hour Events


  • Self-Guided Tours
  • Interactive Exhibits
  • Dining
  • Docent-Led Tours
  • Planetarium
  • Museum Stores
  • National Zoo
  • Flight Simulators
  • IMAX Theater 


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