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Smithsonian Institution Building

1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0008
+1 202-633-1000
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The world's largest museum and research complex is actually comprised of 19 museums and the National Zoo, with subjects that vary from African Art to the postal service, sculpture to space exploration.
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  • Average7%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
1000 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington DC, DC 20560-0008
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+1 202-633-1000
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Reviewed 19 June 2012

We always get so much more out of it when we take a tour through an attraction. Otherwise we would pass up so many interesting items. We took a highlights tour at 1pm and found it very interesting. My favorite exhibits were the first ladies...More

Thank Michelle1992
Reviewed 19 June 2012

A great collection of museums sure to appeal to all tastes!

Thank Travelmore1217
Reviewed 19 June 2012

need about 4 days to see the entire meuseum. Start with Air and Space then American History is a must see along with the Natural History building. Less viewed but very interesting is the original building which houses the tomb of the founder. Inspiring buildings...More

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 19 June 2012

Every Smithsonian Museum is excellent. I haven't been to one yet that disappoints. While I'm partial to the Air & Space Museum, apparently so is everyone else. The size of the crowds is the only negative mark on an otherwise amazing experience.

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 19 June 2012

I liked the one that had the fonz's Jacket & Archie Bunker's Chair

Thank Ted698
Reviewed 18 June 2012

There was a different favorite museum for everyone in our group. There free, loaded with fabulous stuff and incredibly informative. Have comfortable shoes!

1  Thank sherri b
Reviewed 18 June 2012

I absolutely love this museum! There truly is something here for everyone. My advice would be to plan your visit ahead of time to optimize your visit here.

1  Thank Christine C
Reviewed 18 June 2012

beautiful building and fabulous native american food!

Thank momof3inbham
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Being born in DC and having lived here my whole life, I have been to quite a lot of the attractions in and around our nation's capital. The Smithsonian Institute, having over 15 sites in DC, is the one I have visited the most. When...More

3  Thank Blsquirrel
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Indian Museum was fantastic! Great food! Great giftshop! The building design is beautidul it is all curves no corners!

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Eran R
27 August 2017|
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Response from bustertheboa | Reviewed this property |
You can see the entire Smithsonian Institution Building in an hour or two, in my opinion. Spend some time outside in the garden and admiring the architecture. Then see the exhibits inside. It isn't so much a museum as it is... More
Kimberly H
8 January 2017|
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Response from samir b |
Yes. Check out tripplanner.si.edu, Smithsonian's newest tool that helps you plan a visit across all the museum's in DC. And all of Smithsonian's museum's in DC are free!
Sheron J
19 September 2016|
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Response from kade1067 | Reviewed this property |
No cost to get in only if you want to see show