National Museum of African Art
Exhibits the finest examples of traditional and contemporary art from the entire continent of Africa.
Highlights The Walt Disney-Tishman African Art Collection
950 Independence Ave., SW Washington, DC
Located in the Enid A. Haupt Garden near the Smithsonian Castle and the Sackler Gallery.
Smithsonian (Mall or Independence Ave. exit)
Information 202.633.1000 (voice/tape)
ElevatorsThere is a single set of elevators on the East side of the entrance lobby.
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
EntranceThe museum entrance is accessible. Manual Wheelchairs are available at the Security Desk. ID is required to borrow a wheelchair.
BathroomsAccessible bathroom is located on S3 in the Ripley Center next to the Discovery Theater box office.
Family/Companion Care Bathrooms are located next to the accessible bathroom on S3 in the Ripley Center next to the Discovery Theater Box office.
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) »