Smithsonian Mobile Apps and Sites

Take the Smithsonian with you with our mobile apps and websites!

Mobile Applications

Smithsonian Mobile app
Smithsonian Mobile »


Your mobile guide to visiting the Smithsonian. Discover what to see and do, search our collections, access podcasts and other apps, add your tips and photos.

Smithsonian Networks app
Smithsonian Channel »


Stay connected with Smithsonian Channel's original series, documentaries, and fun facts.

Smithsonian Magazine app
Smithsonian Magazine »


Smithsonian magazine on your iPad includes every story, department, photo, and more.

Science and Technology

Air & Space Magaazine app
Air & Space Magazine  »


The Air & Space app for iPad includes all the editorial content and photos from the current print issue of Air & Space magazine plus video, audio, and expandable features.

AtomDB app
AtomDB »


AtomDB is an atomic database that contains spectrographic information used to understand astronomical objects such as stars and galaxies.

Chandra X-ray app
Chandra X-ray Observatory »


From exploding stars to black holes to clusters of galaxies, explore recent science highlights from our Chandra X-ray Observatory observations.

Fishes: East Pacific app
Fishes: East Pacific »


An identification guide for the shore-fish fauna of the Tropical Eastern Pacific and adjacent areas from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Fishes: Greater Caribbean app
Fishes: Greater Caribbean »


An identification guide for the shore-fish fauna of the Caribbean and adjacent areas from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

Hidden Expedition app
Hidden Expedition: Smithsonian Hope Diamond - A Hidden Objects Adventure »


Jump into the adventure in this amazing Hidden Objects Puzzle game!

Leafsnap Mobile App
Leafsnap »


This free mobile app uses visual recognition software to help identify tree species from photographs of their leaves.

National Zoo Mobile App
National Zoo »


Maps, tours, animals, news, activities, live animal cams, movies, and fun Zooify Yourself feature.

Pilot Pals app
Pilot Pals »


Pilot Pals introduces early learners, ages 4-6, to basic concepts about weather, parts of the airplane, rockets, sizes, shapes, and patterns.

Go to Skin & Bones app
Skin & Bones »


See skeletons in a new way with 3-D graphics, games, video, and more!

Shutterbugs app
Shutterbugs: Wiggle and Stomp »


Designed for the home and classroom by the Smithsonian Science Education Center and Filament Games, this game teaches students how to describe movement and motion while visiting rare animals at the National Zoo.

Space Shuttle Era Mobile App
Space Shuttle Era: Stories from 30 Years of Exploration »


Air & Space magazine presents a celebration of the 30-year history of the U.S. Space Shuttle.

Titanoboa: Monster Snake Game App
Titanoboa: Monster Snake Game »


Move your Titanoboa around the screen to capture food. The more you eat, the more you'll grow and the faster you reach your food, the more points you'll score.

Titanoboa Lives Game App
Titanoboa Lives


Bigger. Badder. Boa. Use the camera to augment Titanoboa and come face-to-face with this enormous serpent as we bring it back to life in all its slithering glory!

History and Culture

American Indian Museum—NY app
American Indian Museum—NY »


Multimedia tours of the museum's permanent and temporary exhibitions.

America's Presidents app
America's Presidents »


An unprecedented interactive journey through the National Portrait Gallery's iconic American Presidential collection.

Changing America: To Be Free app
Changing America: To Be Free »


Americans reacted to the Emancipation Proclamation in different ways. Discover firsthand accounts of individual circumstances and reactions.

Infinity of Nations app
Infinity of Nations »


Bilingual guide to the Infinity of Nations exhibition of art and history in the collections of the National Museum of the American Indian.

Owney the Dog Mobile App
Owney the Dog »


Watch Owney the Dog "come to life" above his official U.S. commemorative stamp released July 27, 2011.

Owney: Tales from the Rails App
Owney: Tales from the Rails »


Enjoy the life story of Owney, the official mascot of the Railway Mail Service, in this animated adventure eBook with vocal performance by Trace Adkins.

Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery app
Ripped Apart: A Civil War Mystery »


Assume the role of a Smithsonian intern to solve puzzles, find clues, decipher documents, and explore cartes de visite photographs from the museum's collection.

Stories from Main Street Mobile App
Stories from Main Street »


New app collecting stories from America's small towns and rural communities. What's your story?

View NMAAHC Mobile App
View NMAAHC »


Explore the upcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture building before it opens!

The Will to Adorn app
Will to Adorn »


Designed to collect your stories about the choices you make everyday when you dress for school, work, fun, or special occasions.

View Wide Earth Mobile App
Wide Earth »


A mobile tour containing audio, video, and images for the exhibition I Want the Wide American Earth: An Asian Pacific American Story.

Art and Design

Artists in Dialogue 2 app
Artists in Dialogue 2 »


Style and creativity meet in this bilingual (English and Brazilian Portuguese) tour of the second of the National Museum of African Art's "Artists in Dialogue" series.

Collecting Korea at the Freer Gallery app
Collecting Korea at the Freer Gallery »


Follow along with museum founder Charles Lang Freer (1854–1919) as he gathers the objects that now form the Korean collection of the Freer Gallery of Art.

Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013 Mobile App
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013 »


Tour the exhibition, listen to interviews, and vote for your favorite portrait for the People's Choice Award.

The Peacock Room Comes to America App
The Peacock Room Comes to America »


Explore artist James McNeill Whistler's famed Peacock Room in the Smithsonian's Freer Gallery and learn about its dynamic, cosmopolitan history in this fully interactive, visually stunning app.

Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey app
Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey »


This conversational audio tour for the traveling exhibition Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey, gives listeners new intellectual inroads into the works of Romare Bearden and into the bewitching heart of Homer's Odyssey.

Romare Bearden Black Odyssey Remixes app
Romare Bearden Black Odyssey Remixes »


Create your own collage art based on the incredible works of American artist Romare Bearden (1911-1988).

Set In Style app
Set In Style »


This iPad application showcases 65 of the 350 works that were on view in the exhibition Set In Style: The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels.


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