Freer Gallery of Art
Houses one of the premier collections of Asian art, with objects dating from Neolithic times to the early 20th century, as well as the world’s most important collection of works by James McNeill Whistler.
Highlights Chinese paintings, Indian sculpture, Islamic
painting and metalware, Japanese lacquer, Korean ceramics, Whistler’s Peacock
Location Jefferson Dr. and 12th St., SW
ElevatorsThe elevator is located directly in front of the accessible entrance and a second elevator is across from Meyer Auditorium on level 2.
Public Programs and toursThe Smithsonian provides a number of access services for public programs, to request service such as an interpreted or tactile tour please contact the museum at 202-633-4640 or 633-4633 (voice/tape) or email Frank Esposito preferably 2 weeks in advance of program.
(Mall or Independence Ave. exit)
Admission is FREE
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
Closed December 25
There is no public parking facility at the Smithsonian on the National Mall;
on-street parking is limited and posted times are enforced.
Parking map (PDF) »
EntranceThe accessible entrance is at Independence Ave. at 12th Street, SW. Manual Wheelchairs are available at the Security Desk. ID is required to borrow a wheelchair.
BathroomsThe accessible bathroom is located on S3 in the Ripley Center next to the Discovery Theater box office.