National Museum of the American Indian
Home to one of the largest and most diverse collections of Native art and
historical and cultural objects; exhibitions are designed in collaboration with
Native communities from across the hemisphere.
Highlights Who We Are, introductory film, in the
Lelawi Theater; wall of gold objects; Geronimo’s rifle in Our Peoples gallery;
Mitsitam Cafe featuring a Native-inspired menu
Location 4th St. and Independence Ave., SW
L'Enfant Plaza (Maryland Ave. exit)Information 202.633.1000 (voice/tape)
ElevatorsElevator bank located near the Potomac Atrium.
BathroomsAll bathrooms in the museum are accessible. Family/Companion care bathrooms located on the 3rd and 4th floor, north side of the museum next to the exhibition space.
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) »
EntrancesAll museum entrances are accessible. Manual Wheelchairs are available at the Security Desk. ID is required to borrow a wheelchair.
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 202-633-6712 (voice) or e-mail preferably 2 weeks in advance of program.