Assitive ListeningExhibition videos that contain narration are captioned.Meyer Auditorium is equipped with an Assistive Listening System, please ask a volunteer or staff member for a receiver with a neckloop or headset attachment.Alternate FormatsThe Go Smithsonian is available at the Information Desk in Braille and CD, if you are interested in other exhibition brochures in an alternate format ask at the Information Desk or email the Accessibility Program.
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
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.
Admission is FREE
Hours10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
Closed December 25Parking 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.