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Smithsonian Associates Presents

Smithsonian Summer Camp

Explore, discover, and create during the 47th year of Summer Camp at the Smithsonian.

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On view at the Anacostia Community Museum

Twelve Years that Shook and Shaped Washington:

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Explore the new
Renwick Gallery


Now open!

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New York City:
A Portrait Through Stamp Art

Now on view at the National Postal Museum »

Join us as a digital volunteer!

Help us digitize and transcribe our collections – unlocking stories, increasing access, and discovering new knowledge.

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Smithsonian Mobile

Your FREE mobile guide to
visiting our museums

Discover what you can see and do, search our collections, add your tips and photos!

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National Museum of Natural History Presents

A new APP for the BONE HALL

See skeletons in a new way with 3-D graphics, games, video, and more!

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Visiting Us

Most museums are open daily from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The American Art Museum and Portrait Gallery are open 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. All are closed Dec. 25.

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