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Freer Gallery of Art

The Smithsonian Institution has two museums of Asian art: the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. The Freer Gallery 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 Room

Please note: The Freer Gallery of Art is CLOSED to the public until October 14, 2017. The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Library, and Archives remain open for the duration of the renovation.


Location Jefferson Dr. and 12th St., SW Washington, DC

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Metro Station
Metro Orange BlueSmithsonian (Mall or Independence Ave. exit)
There is no parking at the museum. Parking is limited to street parking and commercial lots and garages.
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