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Bathrooms All bathrooms in the museum are accessible. Family/companion care restrooms are located in the W corridor of the 3rd floor.

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Artworks—including paintings, sculpture, photographs, folk art, and decorative arts from the colonial period to today—offer an unparalleled record of the American experience.

Highlights Lunder Conservation Center; Luce Foundation Center for American Art, a public study center with more than 3,300 artworks to explore; Kogod Courtyard with free, public Wi-Fi internet access

Location 8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC
Metro StationMetro Red Yellow GreenGallery Place-Chinatown (9th St. exit) Information 202.633.1000 (voice/tape)

Elevators Every floor of the building is served by an elevator. Elevators can be found in the NW and NE sides of the lobby, in the west corridor and on the 3 floor on the E side of the Luce Foundation Center.
Admission is FREE

11:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. daily
Closed December 25
Parking Limited on-street parking at meters and several public garages are available in the neighborhood. Entrance The accessible entrance to the museum is on G and 8th Street, NW Public Programs and Tours To request an interpreted or tactile tour call 202-633-8531 (voice) or e-mail