Know Before You Go

Open daily 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Admission is always free!

Closed December 25

Policies and requirements are subject to change without notice.

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Tips and Guidelines

The Smithsonian is implementing COVID-19 safety measures based on guidance from the CDC and local governments. The latest guidelines are available at: